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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-155

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

    HCSO Detectives with the Internet Predator Unit arrest suspect for distribution and possession.
    • Thursday
    • April 18, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 4915 Oakshire Drive
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspect:

    Eric Wiley Knight
    DOB: 6-4-89
    4915 Oakshire Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Possession Of Child Pornography (21 counts)
    • Distribution Of Child Pornography (7 counts)

    Details:

    On April 18, 2013 at approximately 7:15 a.m. detectives with the Internet Predator Unit executed a court authorized search warrant at the residence of 4915 Oakshire Drive in Tampa, after a two month long investigation. Two computers and several digital media items were seized. Subsequent computer forensic revealed that Knight was in possession of files depicting children approximately 3 years old to 13 years of age, engaged in sexual activities. Post Miranda, Knight admitted to downloading the child pornography.
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