Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-192

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 8, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Sting Nets Suspect With 32 Videos Of Child Porn

    Detectives arrest suspect with video of children 2-13 years of age in various stages of child porn.
    • Tuesday
    • June 8, 2010
    • Time: 10:49 AM
    • 3450 Palencia Drive #2011
    • Tampa, FL
    Suspect:
    Jose Luis Romero, DOB 02-14-66
    3450 Palencia Drive #2011
    Tampa, FL

    Charges: 32 Counts of Child Pornography

    On June 8, 2010, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Vice Section concluded an internet child exploitation investigation by executing a search warrant at the above address. As a result of the search, numerous computers and related items were seized. A preliminary preview of a computer revealed 32 videos of child pornography depicting children between the ages of 2 and 13 years old involved in various sexual activities. The suspect admitted to the offense and was arrested. Romero was transported to the Orient Road Jail.

    The investigation continues.

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