Federal agents on Thursday arrested a Turley minister, who was once an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Tahlequah, on child pornography allegations.

Ron Robinson faces federal charges for distribution or receipt of child pornography and possession of and access with intent to view child pornography.

Court documents allege that Robinson accessed an online video conference in November 2015 that was monitored by Homeland Security agents, and entered a chatroom used to stream and display child pornography. A user named "Ed" made comments about raping and hurting children, and the user reportedly showed his face on video.

Investigators said the man had gray hair and a gray beard. The documents also state that investigators acquired a subpoena and found Robinson by using the IP address connected with "Ed" to access account holder information.

Robinson is a reverend and directed A Third Place Community Foundation, which lost its food pantry - the Welcome Table Community Center in Turley - to fire on March 2.

Federal authorities and the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office started coordinating their efforts in September, but the investigation is more than a year old.

Court documents indicate surveillance began on Robinson's home in early March. Electronic devices were reportedly taken by authorities after Robinson's arrest.

The TCSO alleges that Robinson told investigators he received child pornography on multiple occasions, and that he fantasized about hurting and raping children.

While in Tahlequah, Robinson taught classes at Northeastern State University and was active in the local literary community. He was a founding member of the local UU congregation and was youth minister for a time.

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