Officials seek info on possible child porn victims

March 20, 2013 5:23:29 PM PDT
Officials say a local man is accused of child pornography, and they want to know if any local children were victimized.

John Charles Fortner is charged with a total of five counts of possession of child pornography. The charges allege that Fortner knowingly obtained and possessed multiple images and videos of child pornography with male and female victims ranging in age from 7-15 years old. The images and videos depict children and adults engaging in sex acts together.

During the investigation and search of Fortner's electronic devices, new information revealed that there may be unidentified victims of additional offenses. These devices include his computers and cellphone which contain statements regarding the possible abuse of local children.

The investigation has shown that Fortner has traveled significantly throughout the United States.

The locations and corresponding dates of his travel may include:

Maryland - July 2012
Houston - August 2012
Florida - September 2012
Louisiana - September 2012
Dallas FT - October 2012
Louisiana - October 2012
San Antonio - October 2012
Houston - December 2012
Pennsylvania - December 2012
Brownsville - December 2012
San Antonio - December 2012
Pennsylvania - January 2013
San Antonio - January 2013
Houston - January 2013

If you have any information regarding John Charles Fortner, you're asked to contact Nikki Neeley at the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office at 936.539.7800 or JJ Stitt at the Precinct 3 Constable's Office.
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