FDLE arrests Altamonte Springs man for possession of child sexual abuse material

For Immediate Release
December 8, 2023
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested Leonardo Castro, 34, of Altamonte Springs, on 10 felony counts for possession of child sexual abuse material.
The investigation began on Nov. 8 when FDLE Orlando Cyber Crimes Taskforce agents received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), alerting agents to an online address uploading files depicting possible child sexual abuse material. Through investigative and legal processes, Castro was identified as the account holder.
Agents obtained a search warrant for Castro’s residence and multiple electronic devices were seized for forensic analysis. During a preliminary on scene review agents discovered 10 digital files depicting the sexual abuse of children, some as young as 4 years old.
Castro was arrested and booked into Seminole County Jail yesterday. The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, 18th Judicial Circuit.
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