Discovery of child pornography in storage locker leads to arrest of Md. man

WASHINGTON — A Severn, Maryland, man was arrested Wednesday night on multiple charges of rape and production of child pornography after an Anne Arundel County storage locker auction led to the discovery of thousands of photos, DVDs and VHS tapes of the attacks.

Police believe that Glenn D. Ranger, 55, began raping and filming his female victim when she was around 16, and that the assaults continued for the next six to eight years.

Tapes also showed a young boy between 6 and 8 years old being sexually assaulted by Ranger, the Maryland State Police said.

Investigators believe Ranger filmed the attacks with a hidden camera in an Anne Arundel home where he lived before recently living in Dundalk.

He is charged with three counts each of second-degree rape, second-degree sex offense, third-degree sex offense and fourth-degree sex offense.

Ranger is also charged with sexual abuse of a minor, sexual abuse of a minor with a continuing course of conduct, production of child pornography and possession of child pornography.

Additional charges are pending.

The state police’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation into Ranger began in March after a call from an officer at the Easton Police Department. A man who had purchased a storage locker discovered what he believed was child pornography and alerted authorities.

The state police then identified Ranger as the man who had rented the storage locker previously, which led them to his current Baltimore County residence.

He is being held without bond at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center.

Investigators have identified and contacted the female victim, who is now an adult, and they are working to identify and contact other victims.

Police urge anyone with information about Ranger, or anyone who may have been a victim, to call them at 410-819-4780.

The investigation continues.


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