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FDLE arrests Miami man for child pornography

 
For Immediate Release
April 19, 2018
 
MIAMI, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, assisted by Homeland Security Investigation-Miami, today arrested Jonathan Fabian Fernandez, 18, of 13700 NE 1st Ave, Miami, for violations of a no-bond felony arrest warrant for exploitation of a minor.
 
In late 2017, an investigator with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina discovered that Fernandez was sharing child pornography images through the internet with an 11-year old girl and engaging in sexual acts online.
 
FDLE, with assistance from Homeland Security Investigation-Miami, conducted a search warrant today related to child pornography at his residence in Miami, Florida.
 
Fernandez was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center pending his extradition to South Carolina. Additional Florida charges are dependent upon completion of computer forensic exams and if determined, will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuit.
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001