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Two northwest Florida men arrested for possession of child pornography

2/23/2015
 
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Pensacola Regional Operations Center Special Agents arrested two northwest Florida men on charges of possession of child pornography. 
 
Keith Thomas Shaffer, 55, of 4856 Makenna Circle, Pace, Fla. was arrested Feb. 20, 2015 on 15 counts of possession of child pornography. Agents began investigating Shaffer after discovering a computer at his residence downloading child pornography.  After a search of his home, agents discovered evidence linking Shaffer to the images that were downloaded from his computer.  He was booked into the Santa Rosa County Jail without bond.
 
In a separate investigation, agents arrested Warren Hardy Lindsley, 31, of 2101 Scenic Highway, # E-204, Pensacola, Fla., Feb. 21, 2015 on 15 counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of promoting the sexual performance by a child.  Agents began investigating Lindsley after discovering a computer at his residence downloading and sharing child pornography.  After a search of his home, agents discovered multiple video files of child pornography located on a computer belonging to Lindsley.  He was booked into the Escambia County Jail on $50,000 bond.
 
These cases will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, 1st Judicial Circuit.
 
Please visit the Secure Florida website to review tips for keeping your children safe online at: http://secureflorida.org/staying_safe/best_practices_for_parents/.
 
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Samantha Andrews or Steve Arthur
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001