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Deputies: 12 arrested in Polk County child pornography operation

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Apr 30, 2019

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Multiple suspects have been arrested for child pornography in Polk County.

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The Polk County Sheriff's Office said 12 suspects were identified and arrested during their "Operation Guardians of Innocence III" for being involved in the possession, promotion and distribution of child pornography.

640 felonies have been filed against the suspects and more charges are pending, according to the sheriff's office.

Sheriff Grady Judd is expected to release more information about the case during an 11:15 a.m. news conference.