Seminole County Sheriff's Office: Apopka man arrested on kiddie porn charges

Accused of sharing downloaded images with others images

Donald Murray of Apopka is charged with possession of child porn / Headline Surfer®Map of Apopka, FL, home of suspected kiddie porn suspect / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® / Donald Murray bonded out of jail on child porn charges. This is a jail mug of Murray from a previous unrelated arrest two years earlier. Seminole County Sheriff's investigators arrested him Monday after obtaining a search warrant from a judge and seizing the 49-year-old Apopka man's computer from his residence (locator map) and allegedly finding 10 downloaded images of child pornography in his computer. The kiddie porn was allegedly traced to his IP address where it was tracked by investigators.

APOPKA -- The Seminole County Sheriff's Office Crimes Against Children Unit arrested an Apopka man on nearly a dozen child porn charges.

Donald Murray, 49, was arrested on a search warrant Monday, alleging 10 counts of possession of obscene material/child pornography and one count of distribution of obscene material/child pornography.

"Investigators yesterday executed a search warrant at Murray’s residence after receiving information from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that possible child pornography images had been detected and were associated with an IP address belonging to Murray," Seminole County Sheriff's spokesman Heather Smith told Headline Surfer®.

Smith added, "A preliminary forensic analysis of Murray’s computer found child pornography and evidence that he was sharing the images with others."

"Investigators yesterday executed a search warrant at Murray’s residence after receiving information from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that possible child pornography images had been detected and were associated with an IP address belonging to Murray," Seminole County Sheriff's spokesman Heather Smith told Headline Surfer®."A preliminary forensic analysis of Murray’s computer found child pornography and evidence that he was sharing the images with others."

Murray was booked into the John E. Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford on an $11,000 bond, but later made bail.

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