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Release Number: 09-014

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

January 20, 2009

Debbie Carter: dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us

(813) 247-8060

 

 

Who:

 

 

 

William Steinbraker,  DOB 10-18-60

1920 Bridge Hampton Place

Brandon

Charges:  Sexual Performance by a Child (3 counts)

What:

Sexual Performance by a Child (3 counts)

When:

January 20, 2009 at 9:00 a.m.

Where:

1920 Bridge Hampton  Place

Brandon

Why/How:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This morning at approximately 9:00 a.m. detectives served a search warrant at the Bridge Hampton address and arrested William Steinbraker charging him with 3 counts of Sexual Performance by a Child.

 

In December of 2008, the suspect over the internet shared computer files with a Hillsborough County Sheriffís Office undercover detective.  As a result of the shared files, detectives began an investigation that lead to the identity of the suspect, William Steinbraker. A search warrant was obtained and served today at the suspectís residence.  A pre scan of the suspectís computer revealed 3 video files containing child pornography.  The files depicted children as young a 3 years old and a child under the age of 12 engaged in bondage and bestiality.

 

The suspectís computer will be transported to Florida Department of Law Enforcement where a forensic examination will be conducted.