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Polk detention deputy charged with beating two girls and producing child porn

A Polk County detention deputy was accused Thursday of disrobing and restraining two young girls while she spanked and videotaped them.

Robin Leigh Pagoria, 45, coordinated the spankings with an online boyfriend she met on, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators charged her with child abuse and producing child pornography.

On May 20, the girls, whose ages were not provided, were brought into a room with a desk with two legs cut off at one end so it would be on an incline, the arrest report says.

One at a time, they were made to disrobe, bend over the desk and have each hand cuffed to a leg of the desk and their legs bound with nylon. Pagoria then spanked the girls' with a paddle and a leather strap split into strips at the end, the report said.

After up to 50 hits, the girls were made to stand naked, hands on their heads, the report said.

Pagoria recorded the beatings on her Android phone, and told investigators that was so she could improve her technique.

Forensic investigators discovered the electronic files, which had been deleted, in the phone's history. Pagoria admitted she posted the videos for her online boyfriend to download, the report shows.

One of the girls told investigators she had been beaten like this once before. Pagoria told detectives it was punishment for being disrespectful, and she made the girls strip to humiliate them.

Pagoria was charged with three counts of aggravated child abuse, three counts of production of child pornography, three counts of enhanced promotion of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography.

Polk detention deputy charged with beating two girls and producing child porn 05/26/11 [Last modified: Thursday, May 26, 2011 11:02pm]
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