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Punta Gorda man arrested for possession, sharing child porn

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office investigation
Posted at 3:59 PM, Aug 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-25 04:22:40-04

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a Punta Gorda man was arrested after over 500 files of child pornography were found following an investigation.

Robert Woodrow Wills was placed under arrest on August 24, 2022, for the charges stated below:

  • 1 count of compiling or transmitting computer pornography involving a minor
  • 1 count of possession of child pornography, 10 or more certain images, or any movie
  • 1 count of possession of child pornography

According to CCSO, between the months of March 4 through July 25, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Myers FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force started the investigation.

While teams were investigating the case they found, that an IP address, in the Charlotte County area, was sharing over 500 files of child pornography.

A federal search warrant was issued for Woodrow's home located off on Chinquapin Drive in Punta Gorda on Aug. 18.

Deputies say that numerous electronic devices were seized at the home. After the search, four hard drives with evidence were also recovered.

“The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI remain relentless in its mission to find, arrest and prosecute any individual who preys on our children. Whether this is done in person, or virtually, law enforcement has the tools and capabilities to uncover these crimes, locate these criminals and bring them to justice."
Sheriff Bill Prummell.