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FDLE arrests Tallahassee man for child pornography

 
For Immediate Release
July 17, 2020
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents today arrested Earnest Terry Turnage, 63, of 9571 Blountstown Highway, Tallahassee, for seven counts of possession of child pornography.
 
After receiving a cybertip from the National Centers for Missing and Exploited Children, agents executed a search warrant at Turnage’s residence with the assistance of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office. They found numerous files of child pornography which featured children as young as three years old. 
 
Turnage was booked into the Leon County Jail.  Additional charges are dependent upon completion of forensic exams. The case will be prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office, Second Judicial Circuit.
 
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For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001