Bradenton man charged with possessing child porn

HERALD STAFF REPORTNovember 7, 2013 

MANATEE -- A 71-year-old Bradenton man has been charged with one count of possession of child pornography.

George Ford was arrested Thursday afternoon without incident after detectives obtained an arrest warrant on Wednesday, according to a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report.

An investigation began when detectives received information that someone had uploaded an inappropriate image of a juvenile female, the report states.

Subsequent investigation showed the email address belonged to Ford, according to the report.

Detectives also discovered a child pornographic video on Ford's computer, the report states.

Ford's jail photo and bond information were not immediately available on the sheriff's office website.

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