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Bloomington man arrested for having more than 600 videos of child pornography



A 28-year-old Bloomington man was arrested Tuesday for after police found him to possess more than 600 videos of child pornography, Bloomington Police Department Capt. Ryan Pedigo said.

Detectives started investigating Randall Burns Feb. 11 after receiving a cyber tip from the Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children task force.

Police were provided with an IP address linked to pictures uploaded to a website, which detectives used to track the uploads to a name and address.

Officers searched the home Tuesday morning.

In the home were two USB drives with pornography. His desktop external drive had pornography on it also. Many of the videos and photos were of children younger than 12.

Burns was not home at the time.

Burns returned the police’s calls Tuesday evening and was asked to come to the police station. Once there, he refused to answer any questions.

He was arrested on two counts of possession of child pornography.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misspelled Randall Burns' name. The IDS regrets this error.


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