Child Porn Found On Man's Facebook Page - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Child Porn Found On Man's Facebook Page

OCALA, Fla.  — Marion County deputies said Friday night that they've found a Facebook page full of child pornography.

Deputies said they found it on a local man's computer, and he immediately confessed.

When deputies knocked on the door of Arthur Barnett's home, a woman answered and deputies showed her the warrant. Police said that's when Barnett quickly appeared and said, "Sir, I can talk with you to make this easier."

Investigators said 60-year-old Barnett had an alias on Facebook under the name "Barney Bretts," which has since been taken down after 36 images of child porn were found posted in his photos.

Facebook caught the images and reported them to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which immediately contacted the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

"A lot of technology is bringing out a lot of bad things in people," said Barnett's neighbor, Lorraine Hilgenfeldt. "The more technology, the worse it becomes."

But it was technology that helped detectives track Barnett down. They traced his account to the email address olelovingman59@live.com.


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