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Pensacola man arrested on child pornography charges
A Pensacola man was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges after investigators determined he downloaded sexually explicit pictures and movies of children from the internet onto his computer.
Walter L. Burket, 68, of 684 72nd Ave., Pensacola was charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of possession with intent to promote child pornography. He was booked into the Escambia County Jail on a $22,000 bond.
Agents with the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force initiated a search warrant at Burkets residence on September 5 after he was identified via the internet as downloading child pornography.
Additional charges are pending, and the investigation is continuing to determine if he transmitted files and/or downloaded additional child pornography.
Members of the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, and Escambia and Walton counties sheriffs offices assisted the Pensacola Police department