Sheriff: Church employee arrested on video voyeurism

The man is accused of recording young girls at church and his home.

LECANTO -- The Citrus County Sheriff's Office says a church employee has been arrested on several charges including video voyeurism.

In a press release, deputies say the man was an employee of Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church. He is identified as 36-year-old Chad Robison from Hernando. He worked as a  worship director from 2011 to 2017.

Detectives say they started the case in May after a coworker discovered inappropriate images and videos on Robison's computer that he left at work. The church immediately contacted detectives and he was fired from the church.

After investigating, Internet Crimes Against Children Central Florida Task Force found more than 3,000 videos and 350,000 pictures on his laptop featuring young girls performing sex acts with Robison. The laptop also contained videos of young girls using his restroom when they visited his home.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office believes there are multiple victims. They've already discovered several out state and country. 

"It's going to be a very difficult and long process to find those who have been victimized by this man." says Major Crimes Capt. Brian Spiddle.

Robison is charged with 3 counts of lewd and lascivious exhibition, specifically intentionally masturbates live over a computer online services knowing that the transmission is viewed by victim less than 16 years of
age, 1 count of knowingly promoting sexual performance by a child, and 3 counts of video voyeurism for own use. His bond is set at $26,000.

The sheriff's office is asking church parishioners and anyone who may have had contact with Robison and think they may have been victimized, to please contact the communications center at 726-1121 and ask to speak
with Major Crimes regarding this case.

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