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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-401

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 1, 2013
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    Valrico Man Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

    He was charged with 30 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
    • Tuesday
    • October 1, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 2749 Abbey Grove Drive
    • Valrico


    Timothy Paul Heintzel
    DOB: 05/10/1982
    2749 Abbey Grove Drive
    Valrico Florida


    • Possession of Child Pornography (30 counts)


    Based upon preliminary information at the time of this release, the following circumstances are believed to have led to this incident which remains under investigation.

    After a month long investigation, detectives with the HCSO Internet Predator Unit executed a search warrant early this morning at Timothy Heintzel's residence located at 2749 Abbey Grove Drive in Valrico.

    During the search of the home, detectives located a substantial amount of child pornography depicting children as young as three years old engaged in sexual activities or lewd positions on Heintzel's computer. Preliminary review revealed 30 counts of possession of child pornography.

    A complete computer review will be conducted on all devices seized and with additional charges anticipated.

    Heintzel was booked into the Orient Road Jail without incident.

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