CAC Arrest

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
- Crimes Against Children Unit
- Digital Forensic Unit

Sixth Judicial Circuit

Bryan Montgomery Acton (Arrested)
DOB: 04/23/1993
Address: 9083 109th Terrace North in Largo.
Charges: 20 counts of Possession of Child Pornography, 1 count of Transmission of Child Pornography

What:
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a Largo man for Possession and Transmission of Child Pornography.

When:
The suspect was arrested at about 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Where:
A search was conducted of the suspect’s residence, located at 9083 109th Terrace North, in Largo.

Why/How:
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a Largo man for Possession and Transmission of Child Pornography.

According to detectives, their investigation began in July 8, 2019 after receiving tips from the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

Through various investigative techniques, detectives were able to identify the suspect as 27-year-old Bryan Montgomery Acton.

Detectives obtained a search warrant from the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Acton’s residence. Through their investigation, detectives recovered multiple child pornography images from multiple electronic devices belonging to Acton.

In an interview with detectives on September 30, 2020, Acton admitted to possessing child pornography and to sharing/transmitting the files with other subjects.

Detectives arrested Acton and charged him with 20 counts of Possession of Child Pornography and 1 count of Transmission of Child Pornography.

Acton was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.

If you feel you have been a victim or know someone who had contact with Acton or could be a victim, please contact Detective Paden of the Crimes Against Children Unit at (727) 582-6200.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Chuck Skipper Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:10:00 PM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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