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Child porn suspect arrested in Bradley County

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BRADLEY COUNTY (WRCB) - An investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit of the Bradley County Sheriff's Office resulted in the recent arrest of 28-year-old Jerry Ray Tyler Jr. for possession and the distribution of child pornography over the Internet.

Following a month of on-line investigation, detectives obtained consent to search Tyler's residence on northeast Holly Brook Circle. On August 29 they searched the home and tell Channel 3 they took two computer hard drives containing hundreds of images of child pornography.

Deputies arrested Tyler on Sept. 2 on felony charges of the sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.

He is currently being held in the Bradley County jail on a $300,000 bond. Tyler is scheduled to return to General Sessions Court on September 13.

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