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Panama City, FL – Defuniak Springs man arrested on 200 counts of child pornography

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WALTON COUNTY, FL (WMBB) – The Walton County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man on numerous charges of child pornography.

The WCSO Criminal Investigations Special Victims Unit obtained a search warrant after receiving advice from someone that a resident of 191 S Shore Line Circle in Defuniak Springs had uploaded an image of child pornography to a social media platform.

On the morning of June 15, 2021, the SVU unit conducted the search warrant at the home of William Gomes III, 45.

Gomes was interviewed and MPs said he admitted to possessing images and videos containing child pornography of infants up to the age of nine.

Multi-county pursuit ends in custody

Authorities say a Digital Forensic Investigator assessed the devices on site and discovered several additional images and videos.

Digital evidence was collected and assessed, resulting in 200 counts of child pornography.

Gomes was arrested and transported to Walton County Jail.

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