Manatee County, Florida -- Detectives have arrested a 42-year-old man on multiple charges of child molestation.
The investigation began in May when the Sheriff's Office was given a memory card containing pornographic images of an unknown juvenile. Subsequent investigation by detectives identified the suspect as Paul Ventre and the victim as a 14-year-old female, known to Ventre, as the only victim so far.
Ventre was arrested on October 16 after a search warrant was executed at his residence.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Manatee Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011, ext. 1970 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.