Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Crimes Against Children Unit
Raymond Felts (Suspect – Arrested)
Address: 7600 Sun Island Drive South, Unit 706, South Pasadena
Charge: 20 Counts of Child Pornography
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a South Pasadena man for 20 counts of child pornography.
The investigation began in September 2019 and the suspect was arrested on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.
The crime occurred at the suspect’s residence in South Pasadena.
Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a South Pasadena Man for 20 counts of child pornography.
After receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit began their investigation.
Through various investigative techniques, the suspect was identified as 74-year-old Raymond Felts.
Investigators spoke with Felts at his South Pasadena residence and he admitted to having several images of child pornography on his computer. Felts showed detectives the images and admitted to using them for his sexual pleasure.
Detectives seized several devices belonging to Felts and began to obtain a search warrant. Felts later told a friend he had, “35 years of child porn.”
Investigators later discovered hundreds of images of child porn, ages infant through 16-years-old, on his devices.
On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Fields was arrested and charged with 20 counts of child pornography.
He was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without incident.
The investigation continues.
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