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Posted on: November 21, 2014

[ARCHIVED] The Frederick Police Make Arrest in Child Pornography Case (CID)

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In May of 2013, The Frederick Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation after receiving a complaint of a subject possibly possessing child pornography.

In May of 2013, The Frederick Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation after receiving a complaint of a subject possibly possessing child pornography. During the course of the investigation Det Ames was able to identify the suspect as James Colby Smith (DOB 10-05-91) of Frederick, Maryland.

Smith's computer was seized and a search and seizure warrant was obtained to inspect his computer. During the search of the computer several images of child pornography were found.

An arrest warrant was issued for Smith charging him with 7 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. On 11-21-14, Smith turned himself in to Det Ames and was arrested and transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.

Case # 13-033960
Investigating officer: Det Douglas Ames
Author of press release: Cpl Jonathan Shatlock 301-600-6253

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