Philly Restaurateur Arrested and Charged in Horrifying Child Porn Scheme

July 24, 2015

He was caught by an undercover agent.

A successful Philly restaurateur may be adding a particularly unsavory hobby to his resume: Child pornography. According to Philly.com, 41-year-old Alex Capasso, the man at the helm of Philadelphia’s Crow & the Pitcher and New Jersey’s now-shuttered Blackbird Dining Establishment, has been arrested and charged with alleged involvement in a federal child pornography investigation. He was arrested in his New Jersey home on Monday, July 20 after being caught sending sexual photos of a 5-year-old girl said to be an ex’s niece to an undercover agent. To make matters worse, Capasso admitted to the agent…