August 21, 2017
A 19-year-old Alachua County woman accused of showing pornography on her cellphone to several children was arrested early Saturday morning.
The woman was charged by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office with five counts of distributing obscene material to minors, according to her arrest report.
The children ranged in age from 9 to 17, and the alleged videos and images came from social media applications.
Police claim the woman reportedly admitted to deputies that she had shown one of the videos to a minor on Friday.
The State of Florida punishes sex crimes to the fullest extent of the law. Showing a minor pornography is a sex crime. Being charged with a sex crime can result in very serious jail time, among other punishments. You should take these charges seriously and speak to our experienced Florida Sex Crimes Lawyers at Whittel & Melton who will advocate for your best result and make sure you understand your charges.
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