Child Pornography Arrest

NEWS RELEASE 18-025 - FEBRUARY 12, 2018
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The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a 64-year-old man Monday morning for Transmission of Obscene Material.

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 313 Oak Hill Way and obtained a search warrant for the property. Through investigation, detectives learned Kenneth B. Gray, DOB 05/17/53, was living at the home. During a search of the property and forensic scan of his computer, detectives located files indicating his personal computer was used to transmit child pornography.

Gray was taken to the Sarasota County Jail and charged with one felony count of Transmission of Obscene Material. He is being held on $1,500 bond while the investigation continues and additional charges are pending.