Steven Markowitz arrested for possession of child porn

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Polk County, Florida -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office Computer Crimes Unit have arrested a Mulberry man for possession of child pornography.

On January 14, detectives received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children concerning a Google subscriber downloading images of child pornography. Detectives obtained the IP address and email address information from Google, and tracked down the user. 

Detectives then obtained a search warrant for the home of 23-year-old Steven Markowitz. Markowitz lives with his family and admitted to downloading and exchanging child pornography via the Internet and email.

Detectives placed Markowitz under arrest and seized his computer for further investigation. 

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