Child Pornography Arrest

NEWS RELEASE 18-015
Hudson, Robert

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 55-year-old Englewood man today for possession of Child Pornography.

Detectives investigating Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) determined a particular IP address was used to download multiple files previously identified as containing Child Pornography. Detectives confirmed the IP address was leased to a resident living at 242 Cedar Street, Apt #7, and obtained a search warrant for the home. Through investigation it was learned that Robert Hudson, DOB 04/03/62, lived there. During a search of his home and a forensic scan of his computers, detectives discovered multiple images and videos of Child Pornography.

Hudson is charged with five felony counts of Possession: Sexual Performance by a Child. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.