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Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


03/14/12                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           


Altus Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Monday, March 12, 2012, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brian Norvell (DOB 03/29/1975) on a Jackson County Warrant for Possession of Child Pornography at his current residence located at 77 Sunset Strip in Altus. The arrest was the result of an investigation into the sharing of child pornography over the internet initiated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and referred to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for further investigation. OSBI Agents and Altus Police, a member of the Oklahoma Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, served a search warrant at 1214 Poplar in Altus where numerous computer and digital items were seized. Norvell lived at this address at the time of the search warrant. Further examination of the computer and digital evidence seized revealed in excess of 100 images of suspected child pornography. No local children were identified in the images. Norvell was booked into the Jackson County Jail. Bond was set at $100,000.

Brian Norvell Photo