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Jodie Thomas Cardell
10815 Monica Drive
- Possession of Child Pornography (10 counts)
On March 7, 2012, a custom made computer was taken for computer repairs at 9427 Highway 301 South in Gibsonton. During the repairs the witness located and described photos of 3 – 4 year old girls exposing themselves sexually. A court authorized search warrant was executed on the custom made computer. The subsequent review revealed images depicting children as young as toddlers to 12 years old either posed in lewd positions or engaged in sexual activities. During the investigation the defendant was identified as the user/owner of the computer. Cardell admitted to detectives that he saved the images of young children posed in lewd positions. The images were downloaded from known websites.
Cardell was previously arrested and convicted for child pornography in Hillsborough County.