Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has given details on the arrests and charges involving 17 suspects accused of downloading and distributing child pornography. Some of the children were only a few months old.
Included in the arrests were two Walt Disney World employees: Justin Hazan, 32 and his housemate Arlandres Sims, 36.
According to WFLA:
“Among the notable arrests were two Walt Disney World employees. Judd said a search warrant was executed in Davenport, Florida at a home shared by 32-year-old Justin Hazan and 36-year-old Arlandres Sims. Hazan reportedly told detectives he works at Hollywood Studios as an operator on the Millenium Falcon ride. He reportedly admitted to downloading and possessing child pornography. He was charged with 15 counts.
Hazan’s roommate, Sims, also works at Disney as a food runner at the Animal Kingdom Resort. He was also arrested and charged with 25 counts of child pornography.”
Apparently the detectives were after Sims but ended up catching Hazan too:
“When we went to the house, we went after Arlandres Sims. We also found out that his roommate from Disney, Justin Hazan, also was looking at child porn. [Detectives] didn’t know that. So during the investigation, our detectives found it kind of humorous. Arlandres actually said, ‘You’re doing it too?’”
Sadly they haven’t located any of the victims, but they are still searching.
Sheriff Judd is asking for anyone with information to let them know:
“We need to know where these babies are so we can rescue them. So let us know.”
Many other individuals were also arrested.
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