Largo man faces 12 child pornography charges

LARGO — A 46-year-old Largo man was arrested Wednesday morning on 12 child pornography-related charges.

Roy Timothy Blanchard Jr. faces 10 counts of possession of child pornography and charges of promoting and transmitting child pornography. He was being held at the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $65,000 bail.

Largo police and FBI agents executed a search warrant about 7 a.m. Wednesday at Blanchard's home at 1226 Balboa Circle. Largo's cyber crimes detectives had been investigating the receipt, transmission and promotion of child pornography at the residence.

Detectives found 18 videos and 27 images of child pornography.

Largo man faces 12 child pornography charges 06/23/11 [Last modified: Thursday, June 23, 2011 1:50pm]

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