GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — A 68-year-old Glen Burnie man was arrested Monday on nine counts of possession of child pornography, the Anne Arundel County Police Department said.

Detectives arrested Phillip Beaumont Helmbright on Monday following a more than six-month-long investigation.

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Phillip Beaumont Helmbright. Credit: Anne Arundel County Police

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After getting a tip, the department opened an investigation on April 24. On June 11, detectives executed a search warrant at Helmbright’s home in the 400 block of Hideaway Loop and took multiple digital devices.

A forensic investigation found child pornography on the devices, at which point police got a warrant for Helmbright. He was arrested Monday without incident, the department said.

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Anyone who may have information in the case should call the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit at 410-222-4733, the county’s Tip Line at 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

CBS Baltimore Staff