Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement today arrested James Louis Viele, Jr., 33, of 14708 18th St., Dade City, on 21 counts of possession of child pornography and 1 count of transmission of child pornography.
During an investigation launched in October 2017, agents identified an IP address associated with a home address in Dade City. A subpoena was issued for the account and further investigation showed several file names consistent with child pornography. Through investigative techniques, agents verified that the files depicted a criminal act of sexual performances by a child. Upon executing a search warrant at the home, investigators conducted a forensic preview and found at least 21 images or videos with child pornography.
Viele Jr. was taken to Pasco County Jail.