Friday, November 17, 2017
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Police: Man arrested in Largo had thousands of child pornography files

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LARGO — A 43-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after detectives found thousands of child pornography images and videos on his laptop.

According to Largo police, Tyrone Jeffrey Russell faces 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

Detectives connected electronic pornographic material to a home at 55 Jasper St. They met with the residents and learned Russell, who was staying at the house from Ocala, was using the residents' wireless internet to download the pornography.

Russell was booked into the Pinellas County Jail, where he remained Thursday afternoon in lieu of $1 million bail.

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