Authorities in New Jersey have arrested a rabbi from Argentina on child pornography charges.
Passaic County sheriff's detectives arrested 50-year-old Rabbi Gabriel Toledo at a kosher food distribution company in Moonachie on Thursday.
The Record newspaper reports Sheriff Richard Berdnik issued a statement saying the rabbi was in possession of more than 1,000 images.
Toledo does not lead a local congregation and is in the U.S. on a visa. He's been living in Passaic.
Authorities say his roommate, 22-year-old Joseph Vasquez, fled from detectives. He's wanted as a fugitive for child pornography charges.
The sheriff's office says Vasquez is from Honduras and is in the United States illegally.
It is not clear if the rabbi has hired a lawyer.
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