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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-758

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 31, 2018
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    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Arrest Repeat Offender

    He was charged with 100 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
    • Monday
    • October 29, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 787 Dr. King Boulevard W
    • Seffner, Florida


    Charles Burns
    DOB 02/25/1985 
    Laundromat Location: Seffner Coin Laundry - 787 Dr. King Blvd. W, Seffner, FL 33584


    Through intense investigative work, detectives with HCSO's Internet Predator Unit connected an SD card containing over 1,000 images of child pornography that was found at a laundromat to registered sexual offender Charles Burns of Thonotosassa. Burns was arrested on 10/29/18 and charged with 100 counts of Possession of Child Pornography 10 or More.

    Burns is a repeat offender. He was arrested by HCSO last year for Failure of Sex Offender to Report Biannual.

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