Dover – Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that an investigation by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force has a led to the arrest of a Felton man who now faces charges that he dealt in child pornography.
“Our Child Predator Task Force puts police and prosecutors side by side to track down those who seek to hurt our kids,” Biden said.
As part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of child pornography on the Internet, the Child Predator Task Force and the Delaware State Police executed a search warrant on March 21 at a residence on Vineyard Lane in Felton. As a result of the search warrant, multiple computers and other digital media were seized and taken to the DSP High Technology Crimes Unit for forensic analysis. A forensic preview revealed that a seized computer contained multiple images of child pornography.
During the search, a person of interest, Stephen M. Parsons, age 25, a resident of the Vineyard Lane address, was taken into custody. Parsons was subsequently charged on March 21 with 25 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography. He was arraigned via video phone by JP Court #2 and is being held at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $500,000 secured bail.
The Child Predator Task Force investigation continues.