Punta Gorda man arrested for sharing hundreds of child pornography files


CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A Punta Gorda man has been arrested after an investigation revealed he shared hundreds of files of child pornography.

Robert Woodrow Wills faces multiple charges including possession of child pornography and compiling or transmitting computer pornography involving a minor.

Investigators were alerted to an IP address, where files were shared that depicted child pornography. During the investigation, it was revealed that over 500 files of child porn was directly shared.

A federal search warrant was executed on Wills’ home, where multiple devices were seized. The evidence was able to be recovered on four hard drives.

“The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI remain relentless in its mission to find, arrest and prosecute any individual who preys on our children,” said Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell.  “Whether this is done in person, or virtually, law enforcement has the tools and capabilities to uncover these crimes, locate these criminals and bring them to justice.”

The investigation was a joint effort between The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and Fort Myers FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force.


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