Bartow, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a warrant for the arrest of 30-year-old Matthew Sutton of Bartow. Detectives received information that someone operating a device located in Sutton’s home was sharing files that contain child pornography. Detectives responded to the home on Kathy Road, where they encountered a woman, Theresa, who refused to cooperate and began resisting arrest. She was arrested. During an on-scene preview of Sutton’s computers they seized, detectives found files containing child pornography, and file-sharing software with evidence of child pornography being shared, including images of toddlers being sexually battered by adults. Sutton was not there and deputies issued a warrant for this arrest for:
- 84 counts Possession of Child Pornography (F-2)
- Detectives will conduct a thorough forensic analysis of all equipment seized, and additional charges are pending.