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FDLE arrests Citrus County man for child pornography

 
For Immediate Release
November 19, 2020
 
FLORAL CITY, Fla. – Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents today arrested Patrick James Crocker, 35, of Floral City, for 17 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography.
 
The investigation began October 13 when agents discovered that Crocker was sharing images of child pornography online. Today, FDLE executed a search warrant at Crocker’s residence and found multiple videos of child pornography, some of which featured children as young as six years old. 
 
Crocker was booked into the Citrus County Jail with a bond set at $90,000. Additional charges are dependent upon completion of forensic exams. The case will be prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office, Fifth 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