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Cybertip leads to child porn arrest of former officer

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Posted at 8:00 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 20:01:14-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A former officer is in custody after Fort Myers Police received a cybertip regarding child pornography.

A cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children helped FMPD secure a search warrant for a home on Camarelle Circle, in the Pelican Preserve neighborhood of Fort Myers.

George Gartner was arrested and is facing charges of possession of child pornography.