GRAND FORKS, N.D. -

A University of North Dakota faculty member is charged with possessing child pornography.

Eric Basile, a faculty member in the UND Aviation Department faces eight charges.

Police say they received a complaint against him Thursday morning.

Search warrants were served at an office on campus and a residence in Grand Forks.

UND police say officers found multiple images of child pornography on his University-owned computer.

He is currently being held at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center.