Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-277

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 19, 2013
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    • 813/247-8060

    Possession Of Child Pornography Arrest

    Detectives with the Internet Predator Unit make arrest following a two month investigation.
    • Thursday
    • July 18, 2013
    • Time: 7:08 AM
    • 729 Fortuna Drive
    • Brandon, FL


    David Valesano in jail for 20 counts of Possessing Child Pornography regarding a search warrant executed at his residence on July 18, 2013, has been charged with an additional 120 counts of possessing child pornography subsequent to a forensic review of his computer.


    David Valesano, Jr.
    DOB: 9/02/1962
    729 Fortuna Drive
    Brandon, FL


    • Possession of Child Pornography (20 Counts)


    On July 18, 2013, at approximately 7:08 a.m., Detectives with the Internet Predator Unit executed a court authorized search warrant at the residence of 729 Fortuna Drive in Brandon following a two month investigation. Four computers and several digital media items were seized. Subsequent computer forensic revealed that David Valesano, Jr. was in possession of files depicting children approximately 8 years old to approximately 13 years old engaged in sexual activities that had been downloaded from known areas on the internet. Post Miranda, Mr. Valesano, Jr. identified the computer and software he utilitized. Mr. Valesano, Jr. was arrested and charged with 20 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. Mr. Valesano, Jr. was transported to the Hillsborough County jail.
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