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    Release Number: 14-310

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 15, 2014
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    Internet Predator Unit Executed A Court Authorized Search Warrant

    Suspect arrested and charged with 100 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
    • Friday
    • August 15, 2014
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 2017 Avalon Cove Court
    • Brandon, Florida


    Steven Daniel Kent
    DOB: 05/27/1990
    2017 Avalon Cove Ct.
    Brandon, FL


    • Possession of Child Pornography (100 counts)
    • Additional charges pending


    On August 15, 2014 at approximately 7:15 a.m., detectives with the Internet Predator Unit executed a court authorized search warrant at 2017 Avalon Cove Ct in Brandon after a two-month long investigation. Two computers, two cell phones and several digital media equipment items were seized. Subsequent forensic computer previews revealed that Steven Kent was in possession of images and videos depicting children, ages 6 to 15 years old, engaged in sexual activities. Post Miranda, Kent identified the computer and software he utilized. Kent was arrested and charged with 100 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. Charges are also pending a complete forensic review of the computers and electronic devices that were seized.
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