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Stan Florence

Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


08/05/13                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           


Restaurant Manager Arrested for Possession/Distribution of Child Pornography

Friday evening, members of the Oklahoma Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force from the Edmond Police Department arrested Lee Martin Thurber ( d.o.b. 9-27-1960) at his place of employment - the Chuck House Restaurant, 2400 S. Midwest Blvd., Midwest City. The case was initiated by an Edmond officer based upon the sharing of child pornography over the Internet. Thurber distributed images of child pornography to the detective. Edmond Police officers served a search warrant at the Chuck House Restaurant where they made contact with Thurber, who is the manager. Officers did a preview of his computer and found the images distributed to the Edmond officer. Thurber was arrested and booked into the Oklahoma County Jail for Possession of Child Pornography, Distribution of Child Pornography, and violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act. Thurber is from Oklahoma City.