NEWS RELEASE 19-204 - DECEMBER 17, 2019
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a 31-year-old Sarasota man Monday for Possession of Child Pornography.
Detectives received information that a particular IP address was used to upload child pornography to an internet search engine. On Monday, detectives executed a search warrant at 2738 Grand Cayman Street, Unit 7, in Sarasota. Through investigation, detectives learned Jersin Matthews, DOB 08/23/88, lived at the residence and possessed child pornography on his electronic devices. During their search, detectives recovered more than 120 images and videos of child pornography.
Matthews was arrested and taken to the Sarasota County Jail where he is charged with 130 felony counts of Possession of Child Pornography. He remains in custody without bond while the investigation continues.