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FDLE arrests Panama City Beach man for child pornography

 
For Immediate Release
February 13, 2019
 
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla – FDLE agents of the Pensacola Cyber Squad and the Panama City Field Office today arrested Bradley Joseph Wiedenheft, 31, of 4934 Beach Drive, Panama City Beach, for four counts of possession of child pornography.

FDLE agents executed a search warrant on Wiedenheft’s residence after the investigation identified a device utilizing an internet address which was offering to share known child pornography via a peer-to-peer network. While on scene, FDLE computer forensic examiners located four videos containing child pornography on a computer belonging to Wiedenheft. These videos depicted children between three and 10 years old. 
 
Wiedenheft was arrested on four counts of Possession of Child Pornography and booked into the Bay County Jail.  Additional charges are dependent upon completion of forensic exams. The case will be prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office, 14th Judicial Circuit.
 
For tips on keeping your children safe online, visit the Secure Florida website at: http://secureflorida.org/staying_safe/best_practices_for_parents/.
 
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001