COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (WUSA) -- A youth group leader at a Baltimore County church has been charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.

Police say Robert David Wright, of the 10000 block of Hillgreen Circle in Cockeysville, Md., was found to havedownloaded to his home computer thousands of pornographic images of female babies, toddlers and prepubescent girls, including images of children being raped.

Wright is a youth group leader at Clynmalira United Methodist Church, located at 2920 Stockton Road in Phoenix, Md., police say.

There is no evidence at this time that any of the children pictured in the photos and videos recovered at Wright's residence were members of that church, or that Wright had ever sexually abused children himself, police say.

The case is still under investigation. Wright is beingheld at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $150,000 bail.

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