Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota Police and the FBI worked together to arrest a man for possession and distribution of child pornography.
Ryan E. Bartley was arrested on Monday, September 16, after detectives say he was trading child pornography over the Internet. Over the course of a week, detectives conducted an undercover sting and received enough probable cause for a federal search warrant.
Detective Megan Buck, Sarasota Police Department added, "The purpose of Child Exploitive Taskforce is to aggressively go out and seek people who commit crimes against children. This taskforce is in place to protect our children from the predators on the Internet and the real world."