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FDLE arrests Lehigh Acres man for child pornography

11/8/2017
 

For Immediate Release

November 1, 2017

 
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement today arrested William Michael Lenahan, 40, of 860 Bumby Street, Lehigh Acres, Florida for 20 counts of possession of child pornography. 

FDLE special agents, with assistance from Homeland Security Investigations, the FDLE Cyber Crimes Task Force, and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at Lenahan’s home on November 1, 2017. Agents seized a computer and numerous computer related media devices. FDLE agents conducted a forensic examination on the computer owned by Lenahan. During the exam, agents recovered more than 1,600 videos and more than 200 images containing suspected child pornography that included very young children engaged in various sex acts.

Lenahan was arrested by agents and transported to the Lee County Jail. The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit.

Please visit the FDLE website to review tips for keeping your children safe online at: http://secureflorida.org/family/best_practices_for_parents/
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001