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MAGDEBURG, GERMANY - JULY 29: A close-up view of the handcuffs worn by Stephan Balliet as he sits in the courtroom on the fourth day of his trial on July 29, 2020 in Magdeburg, Germany. Stephan Balliet, 28, is accused of shooting dead two people in October 2019 after he tried and failed to storm a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle. He has been charged with two counts of murder and multiple counts of attempted murder in a case that has deeply rattled the country and fuelled alarm about rising right-wing extremism and anti-Jewish violence, 75 years after the end of the Nazi era. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

You think with a name like this; you would want to fly low under the radar. Well, not when your Florida Man Kyle Rittenhouse. This Alachua county resident was recently arrested for soliciting nude images from children and possessing child pornography.

Alachua County man arrested for possession of child pornography

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Gainesville police say cyber tips led officers to search the home of 24-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse. They also say they uncovered chats where Rittenhouse was soliciting these images. Detectives say he admitted to possessing child pornography and sending nude photos of himself to children.

During questioning Friday, Rittenhouse admitted to owning the Snapchat account in question and possessing and sharing child sexual abuse material, GPD said. He faces ten counts of possession of child pornography, one count of distribution of child pornography, one count of solicitation of a minor, and one count of transmission of harmful material to minors.

He is currently awaiting trial with a bond of $525,000.

[Source Mainstreet Daily News, Channel 4 News Gainesville]

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