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Military contractor arrested on child porn charges

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In April of 2022, the Tampa Police Department received a cyber tip regarding a person in Tampa who was sharing child pornography via social media.


Through investigative means, Tampa PD officers were led to the home of Anthony Pendleton III, 26, on W Wyoming Avenue in Tampa. Pendleton confessed to knowingly sharing child pornography. Pendleton is employed with Seneca Resources, an IT services company contracted with the Department of Defense.


Multiple computers, phones and electronic storage devices were found in his residence. Pendleton was arrested and charged with 16 counts of possession of child pornography. Additional charges are expected.