ER doctor, 38, charged with child porn, hiding camera in bathroom at UVM Medical Center

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former emergency room physician at Vermont’s largest hospital who was charged final month with organising a video digicam in a workers rest room is now going through federal youngster pornography costs.

Eike Blohm, 38, of South Burlington appeared in court docket Friday the place he was ordered held pending trial.

In a Friday information launch, prosecutors mentioned state investigators discovered lots of of movies from a secret digicam that had been taken in a workers rest room at University of Vermont Medical Center and different places. Among the movies are 21 that allegedly present a baby bathing at a location related to Blohm.

Blohm’s legal professional declined to remark Friday on the case.

Investigators mentioned in addition they discovered greater than 130 pictures of kid pornography, involving different minors after receiving a warrant to go looking Blohm’s iPad.

Last month Blohm was charged in state court docket with a number of counts of voyeurism. He has since been fired by the hospital, which is the biggest within the state.

The former physician, who holds each U.S. and German citizenship, is going through a 15-year minimal jail sentence and he has vital monetary assets, prosecutors mentioned.

“Experiencing the precipitous fall from successful doctor to inmate in federal prison may be too much for Blohm and, given the foregoing, makes it very likely that he would choose to flee,” prosecutors wrote in court docket paperwork. “He presents a significant risk of flight.”

Officials famous Blohm’s case is a part of the Department of Justice’s Project Safe Childhood, which is an initiative designed to guard minors from on-line exploitation and abuse.

Blohm is scheduled to look in federal court docket on June 1.