Boy Scouts leader arrested on 38 charges of child pornography

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Orlando Cyber Crime Task Force today arrested Michael Douglas Hanen, 67, of 248 E. Collins Street, Apt. 33, Umatilla, on 38 counts of possession of child pornography.

Hanen was a Boy Scouts leader with a Lake County troop. Given the nature of his arrest and his access to children, FDLE is asking anyone with information about Hanen to call the Orlando office at 407.245.0888.

 After receiving a tip, FDLE Agents launched an investigation and learned that images depicting child pornography were associated with Hanen. During the execution of a search warrant, agents conducted a forensic preview of a digital device and found 38 files of children who appeared to be under the age of 18 depicted in sexual images.

 Hanen is being held on a no-bond status at the Lake County jail. He will be prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office, Ninth Judicial Circuit.

 

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