A Newport, Carteret County man is behind bars on child porn charges.
Carteret County deputies arrested 44-year-old Michael Heintz of 193 White Oak Drive t for possession of child pornography.
Deputies served a search warrant at his home after receiving information that Heintz was in possession of child pornography images.
Heintz is charged with third degree exploitation of a minor and was placed in the Carteret County Jail under a $25,000.00 bond.
No further information is being released as the case is still under investigation.