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GOLDEN - A pastor in Golden is facing child-pornography charges.

Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Dick Schwenkmeyer, 75, on Tuesday for two counts of suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child. Police say Schwenkmeyer is a pastor at the Spirit of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Golden.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is releasing few details of the case because they say it's possible the pastor is tied to other cases involving children victims.

Schwenkmeyer didn't want to speak on camera but told 9NEWS he leaves his computer on all day and doesn't know how the questionable materials appeared on there.

Police seized his computer on Tuesday. Douglas County officials say they were told about the child pornography by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, who handed over the investigation.

Another pastor with the Spirit of the Mountains Lutheran Church did not want to comment about the arrest.

Schwenkmeyer bonded out of the Douglas County Detention Center hours after his arrest.

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