Morales was transported to the Sheriff's Administration Building located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo where he was interviewed by detectives. Morales admitted to detectives to possessing child pornography.

St. Pete Sex Offender Arrested, 20-Counts of Child Porn Charges

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a St.Petersburg man for Possession of Child Pornography.

Detectives began their investigation on October 14, 2020, after receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, that child exploitation material was being uploaded via a social media application.

Through various investigative techniques, detectives were able to identify the suspect as 24-year-old Dominick Morales, who is a registered sex offender.

Detectives obtained a search warrant for Morales’ residence and electronics, which was served on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

24-year-old Dominick Morales Morales was transported to the Sheriff's Administration Building located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo where he was interviewed by detectives. Morales admitted to detectives to possessing child pornography.
24-year-old Dominick Morales

Morales was transported to the Sheriff’s Administration Building located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo where he was interviewed by detectives. Morales admitted to detectives to possessing child pornography.

Morales was arrested and charged with 20-counts of Possession of Child Pornography. He was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.

If you feel you have been a victim or have additional information, please contact Detective Paden of the Crimes Against Children Unit at (727) 582-6200.

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