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FDLE arrests Escambia County man for possession of child pornography

11/20/2017
 
For Immediate Release
November 20, 2017
 
PENSACOLA, Fla - FDLE agents and the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office today arrested Steven Michael Truax Jr., 30, of 2006 East Johnson Avenue, Apartment #C, Pensacola, Florida for 32 counts of possession of child pornography.
 
In September 2017, FDLE agents received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and obtained search warrants for Truax’s residence. 
 
With the information provided by NCMEC, agents seized several electronic devices from Truax’s residence and located an application that contained over 200 child pornography videos featuring children in ages ranging from infants to young teens.
 
Truax was booked into the Santa Rosa County Jail.  The case will be prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office, First Judicial Circuit, in Escambia County.
 
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001