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FDLE arrests Dixie County man for child pornography

1/19/2017
 
For Immediate Release
January 19, 2017
 
OLD TOWN, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement today arrested John Harold Grant, 51, of 24 SE 151st Avenue, Old Town, Florida on three counts of possession of child pornography and one count of transmission of child pornography.
 
FDLE special agents, with assistance from the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant at Grant’s home on January 19, 2017, and seized several cell phones. FDLE agents conducted a search warrant on his email account and recovered images of child pornography, some involving children as young as two years old.

Grant was booked into the Dixie County Jail. The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, Third Judicial Circuit.


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For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, or Jessica Cary
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001