GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)– Alachua County deputies arrested Joseph L. Piper, 25 on a warrant for possession of kid pornography this morning.
In keeping with the arrest report, investigators obtained a tip from the Nationwide Heart for Lacking and Exploited Youngsters after the web site DropBox reported youngster pornography being uploaded to their servers.
The username related to the DropBox account was Piper’s account.
As soon as investigators obtained a warrant DropBox returned an encrypted flash drive with round eight GB of knowledge. Hundreds of photographs of kid pornography of kids as younger as three to 17 years of age have been found.
Investigators additionally discovered a Google portal with roughly 2 GB of knowledge.
Piper was arrested and charged with one rely of possession of kid pornography with extra counts to observe as the pictures are categorized by a forensic detective.
Joseph Piper is presently on probation for allegations of sexually molesting a minor in Columbia County. He’s additionally a suspect in one other investigation with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Workplace on related allegations.
Piper is presently on the Alachua County jail on a $500,000.00