FDNY dispatcher charged with child sex crimes: police

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STATEN ISLAND — An FDNY dispatcher has been charged with sex crimes after a search warrant found child pornography, police said.

Joseph Perrone, 59, was arrested at 5 p.m. Wednesday after a police search of his Staten Island residence.

He faces charges of promoting sexual performance of a child less than 17 and possession of a sexual performance by a child, authorities said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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