Salvation Army finds child rape photos in man’s donated bag


Gary Sovie 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on child porn charges after workers at a thrift shop allegedly found child rape photos in his donated bag, according to police in Ohio.

Columbus police said that they were called by the Salvation Army, after workers found child rape photos in the bag belonging to 48-year-old Gary Sovie.

Sovie has been charged with one count of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor and one count of illegally using a minor in nudity-oriented material.

He was booked into the Franklin County Jail, and his bail was set at $150,000.

According to the police, workers at the Salvation Army, accepted an unwanted bag from Sovie. The bag contained a Polaroid image of a nude 1-year-old child.

Sovie told the employees of the Salvation Army, that he was a sick man. Sovie was identified because the bag contained his mail on which his name and address were written.

He was also accused of raping a 3-year-old girl.