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FDLE Agents arrest Dade City man on 22 counts related to child pornography

 
TAMPA, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement today arrested James Louis Viele, Jr., 33, of 14708 18th St., Dade City, on 21 counts of possession of child pornography and 1 count of transmission of child pornography.
 
During an investigation launched in October 2017, agents identified an IP address associated with a home address in Dade City. A subpoena was issued for the account and further investigation showed several file names consistent with child pornography. Through investigative techniques, agents verified that the files depicted a criminal act of sexual performances by a child. Upon executing a search warrant at the home, investigators conducted a forensic preview and found at least 21 images or videos with child pornography.
 
Viele Jr. was taken to Pasco County Jail. He will be prosecuted by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution.
 
 
For Further Information Contact:
Angela Starke
FDLE Office of Public Information
(407) 988-5009 Mobile
(813) 878-7300 Tampa Bay
(850) 410-7001 Tallahassee