UPDATED: The Auburn Police Division on Monday released additional details about the arrest of Andrew Benjamin Cantley, 24, who has been charged with possession and production of child pornography.
The Plainsman reported Monday that police executed an additional arrest warrant against Cantley for production of pornography with minors while he was incarcerated in the Lee County Jail. He had been charged Friday with possession.
Police say there is an ongoing investigation into his involvement in the dissemination and production of child pornography of a known minor younger than 17 years of age.
Cantley remains in custody on a $70,000 bond.
Anyone with information regarding the case is encouraged to call detectives at 334-501-3140 or the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391.
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ORIGINAL STORY: Police arrested Auburn resident Andrew Benjamin Cantley, 24, on Friday on a warrant charging him with possession of child pornography, according to a release from the Auburn Police Division. On Monday, Cantley was further charged with production of pornography with minors, according to a Lee County Detention Center database.
The arrest stems from an investigation into a report filed on March 26, in reference to inappropriate photos of a girl under the age of 17 being disseminated and posted on a social media website, police said. Cantley was developed as a suspect in that case and arrested on April 16, charged with distributing a private image.
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Police said electronic and data storage devices were recovered in Cantley's possession that contained explicit images of an underage girl. Detectives obtained a warrant for his arrest charging him with possession of child pornography and took him into custody, transporting him to the Lee County Detention Center, where he remains on a $70,000 total bond.
Police have asked that anyone with information regarding the case call Auburn detectives at 334-501-3140 or the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391.
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