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Orange County Sheriff’s Office civilian employee arrested on child porn charges

Suspect relieved of duty without pay

Brett Coleman
Brett Coleman (Orange County Sheriff's Office)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A civilian employee at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested on possession of child pornography charges, department officials said.

Brett Coleman, the department’s mobile video systems coordinator, was arrested Friday in Lake County after a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation, according to a news release.

Records show he was using Tumblr accounts with the usernames “pervpedoluvr” and “deletedandback” to share images of children being sexually exploited. He’s accused of sharing child pornography through Kick and Wickr and also using those apps to talk to people who were interested in selling their children for sex, although Coleman claimed he would never follow through and had never abused a child.

According to the report, Coleman’s laptop had 10 child pornography images on it depicting children as young as 2 years old.

Coleman has been relieved of duty without pay while the criminal case and an internal investigation take place. He has been with the department since November 2009.

“These are very serious criminal allegations that will be thoroughly investigated and the results of that investigation will be made public,” Orange County Sheriff John Mina said. “All Sheriff’s Office personnel must be held to the highest standards of conduct whether on duty or off duty.”

Coleman is facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography.


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