Celebration man arrested for possession of child porn

A Celebration man was arrested for possession of child pornography on Wednesday.

 According to an Osceola County Sheriff Office report, detectives with the ICAC Unit (Internet Crimes Against Children) executed a search warrant at a Wharton Drive apartment in Celebration.

Detectives had received several tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that a person at the apartment downloaded multiple images of child pornography.

Several pieces of electronic equipment were seized and forensically examined on scene. Paul Curley, 66, was interviewed by detectives, and made statements that confirmed the information provided to investigators, the Sheriff’s Office report stated.

Curley was placed under arrest for multiple counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may follow after further forensic examination of the electronic equipment seized from the apartment is conducted.

“The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to serving our community and increasing public safety,” said Maj. Jacob Ruiz in a press release.

Anyone with information related to the case or any other similar incidents, is asked to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477, where information leading to a felony arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.