Authorities: US Postal Worker Charged with 50 Counts of Kiddy Porn

 

David Scheib – suspect

A Lakeland US Postal Worker was arrested Wednesday, charged with 50 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of violation of probation.

42-year-old David Scheib was taken into custody after deputies found images of and girls from the ages of approximately 2 months to teenager engaged in sex acts and/or images that focused on the children’s genitals, on his computer, Polk County detectives said.

Scheib’s roommate, 43-year-old Michael E. Reynolds, of Lakeland, was also arrested and charged with 11 counts of possession of child pornography.

On Wednesday, Polk county detectives served a search warrant on Scheib’s home in Lakeland in reference to his possibly downloading child pornography. While conducting a forensic preview of computers located in the residence, detectives found numerous images of child pornography on Reynolds’ desk top computer.

During the execution of the searh warrant, Reynolds told investigators Scheib was house sitting for a friend and had not been home since July 13, 2012.

Later on Wednesday, detectives went to the Florence Villa Post Office and made contact with Scheib. Scheib confirmed he was house sitting, provided the address, then refused to answer any questions and requested an attorney.

Investigators also issued a search warrant on the Winter Haven where Scheib was house sitting. There, they found his computer and recovered more than 1,500 files depicting child pornography were found—over 500 of these were videos. Fifty files were viewed and confirmed to be child pornography.

Scheib was charged with 50 counts of possession of child pornography as well as violation of probation.

Authorities say, the investigation continues and more charges might be forthcoming.

 

 

 

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