FDLE arrests McAlpin man for possession of child sexual abuse material

For Immediate Release
May 9, 2024
MCALPIN, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested Steven Levon Mincey, 39, of McAlpin, for 20 counts of possession of child sexual abuse material and one count each of possession of materials depicting sexual activity involving animals and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.
The investigation began November 30, 2023, after FDLE agents received eight cybertips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The tips alerted agents to numerous files depicting the sexual abuse of children being uploaded to communications company’s cloud service.
Through the investigative and legal processes agents identified Mincey as the subscriber uploading the files to the cloud service. Additionally, FDLE agents received 16 more cybertips from NCMEC during the investigation.
The case was investigated by FDLE Live Oak Field Office agents.
Mincey was arrested February 29 and booked into the Suwannee County Jail on a $220,000 bond. Additional charges are pending further investigation. The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, Third Judicial Circuit.
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