Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-154

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 19, 2013
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    Child Pornography Arrest

    Suspect charged with 73 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
    • Thursday
    • April 18, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 14103 Basin Street
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:


    Michael James Navas
    DOB: 4-13-83
    14103 Basin Street
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Possession of child pornography ( 73 counts)

    Details:

    On April 18, 2013, at approximately 9:45 a.m., detectives with the Internet Predator Unit executed a court authorized search warrant at the residence of 14103 Basin Street in Tampa, after a two month long investigation. Two computers and several digital media items were seized. Subsequent computer forensic revealed that Michael Navas was in possession of files depicting children approximately 3 years to approximately 13 years of age engaged in sexual activities. Post Miranda, Navas admitted to downloading the child pornography.
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