Fort Myers, FL (May 9, 2019) – Police have confirmed that they are still working on their investigation into a man who has been arrested for child pornography in Fort Myers.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested the 59-year-old, identified as Douglas Heacock, this past week on 20 counts of possession of child pornography.
Heacock was confirmed to live at 7206 Cypress Drive in Unit 33, which is within walking distance of two schools – the Crestwell School and Villas Elementary School. There are also many other areas where children gather in the area, such as a Bounce Party plaza and children’s shopping stores, according to authorities.
This is Heacock’s first arrest and he is not currently registered as a sexual offender.
The investigation continues at this time.
Fort Myers Child Pornography Laws
If you have been charged with child pornography possession in Fort Myers or any other area across Florida, you might be frightened about the outcome of your case and unprepared for how you will have to fight for your rights in the future. These crimes come with huge costs to those accused, from the possibility of jail time, fines, and even having to register as a sexual offender online for life. This means that your career and social life, as well as many other factors in your life, could be jeopardized.
If you have been charged with a child pornography crime in Florida, it is normal to feel confused and concerned about your future’s outlook. Luckily, a skilled attorney can help you bring a defense in your time of need as you work toward case results after being arrested for one of these heinous crimes. We understand that sex crimes sometimes arise out of completely innocent circumstances and would like to offer our support and understanding to you at Musca Law. Our sex crimes attorneys are fitted for the job and have the skill to help you obtain results in your case. Please reach out to us for more information at (800) 687-2252.
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