Broward Sheriff: North Lauderdale Man Now Facing 26 Child Pornography Charges
Current bond set at $1.2M.
North Lauderdale, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — A North Lauderdale man has been arrested by Broward Sheriffs Office and charged with 6 new child pornography charges to add to his existing 20 pending related charges.
According to a press release by the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Thomas Lee Jr., 30, of SW 81st Ave in North Lauderdale, is back in jail today and facing 6 new child pornography charges to add to his existing 20 pending charges. Lee was on house arrest pending the trial for the original crimes he is accused of which spanned November 2017 to May 2020. Lee was placed on house arrest in July of 2021.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip and a new investigation began November 2021. The investigation concluded that Lee was allegedly downloading child pornography again even though a condition of his pre trial house arrest included no access to the internet.
Lee was taken in to custody by the Broward Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force on Tuesday 12/21/21 and charged with 6 new counts of ‘promoting sexual performance by a child and possessing child pornography’. This makes a total of 26 child pornography charges Lee now has to answer to.