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A 16-year-old is charged with transmitting child pornography

Marco Island
Posted at 4:56 PM, Mar 07, 2023

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — This morning the Marco Island Police and Collier County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on a Marco Island resident.

An investigation was launched after receiving a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The tip alleged a Marco Island resident was in possession and distributing child pornography.

The investigation resulted in the arrest of a 16-year-old who was then transported to the Naples jail center.

The 16-year-old has been charged with 5 counts of transmitting child pornography and 1 count of promoting child pornography.