Bulletin Staff Report

A 73-year-old Sisters man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography, according to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives received a tip from Internet Crimes Against Children and searched the residence of George Christian Staab on the 70000 block of Cayuse Drive in Sisters. During the search, detectives located a large amount of child pornography.

Based on evidence found at the residence and statements made by Staab during his interview with detectives, he was arrested and booked in the Deschutes County jail on the charges of first- and second-degree encouraging child sex abuse.

This investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

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