BRENTWOOD — A judge has rejected a Salem man’s bid to suppress evidence from his trial on child pornography charges.

David Lantagne, 46, is accused of using his cellphone to photograph young girls in bathing suits at Canobie Lake Park last summer.

Lantagne’s attorney, John Macoul, asked Rockingham Superior Court Judge Marguerite Wageling during a two-day hearing last month to bar the cellphone photos from being submitted as evidence at his trial.

Lantagne is scheduled to go on trial in October on six charges of attempted possession of child sexual images. Each charge is a Class A felony punishable by seven and half to 15 years in prison.

Wageling, who issued her ruling last week, said police had the right to confiscate Lantagne’s cellphone and to detain him after the incident July 6, 2011, at Canobie Lake Park.

A park employee testified that a woman said Lantagne was taking photos of her young daughter while she was playing in the water.

When confronted by security, Lantagne he admitted having a “problem” and said he also photographed girls at The Mall at Rockingham Park, the employee said. Lantagne was at the park with his young daughter.

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