Osceola Church Employee Accused of Downloading Child Porn at Work

An Osceola County church employee was arrested for possessing child pornography.

The Cape Canaveral man was arrested on two counts of promoting a movie/photo sexual performance by a child.

He served as the operations manager at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and school in Saint Cloud, Osceola County deputies said.

Deputies said they received a tip on July 21 about the possible downloading of child pornography in Osceola County. The investigation revealed the images were downloaded using the church’s internet connection, deputies said.

According to the arrest affidavit, investigators said the man admitted to having child porn on his cell phone.

Investigators claim he used the church’s Wi-Fi to upload two videos showing children younger than 13 participating in sexual acts.

He was arrested Tuesday, deputies said. The Catholic Diocese of Orlando said the man was fired immediately.

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