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Man arrested in Bradenton on 110 counts of child porn

BRADENTON -- Manatee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 63-year-old man and charged him with 100 counts of possession of child pornography and 10 counts of production of child pornography, according to the sheriff’s office website.

Roy W. Thomas was arrested in the Bradenton area, but it is unclear if he resides in the city or was just visiting.

Deputies arrested Thomas on an out-of-county warrant from Hillsborough County.

The child porn possession charges each carry a weight of $7,500 bond, while the production charges each carry a $25,000 bond.

Thomas is being detained at the Manatee County jail on $1 million bond, awaiting extradition to Hillsborough.

No other details were available Thursday night.

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