(UPPER MARLBORO, MD) -- A Prince George's County man was arrested today and charged with multiple counts of child pornography after an investigation by members of the Maryland State Police, Computer Crimes Section, Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
The suspect is identified as Sean A. Rosser, 26, of Upper Marlboro, Md. Rosser turned himself in to State Police today. He was charged with five counts of distributing child pornography and five counts of possession of child pornography. Additional charges are anticipated. Rosser was transported to the Prince George's County Detention Center to await his initial appearance before a court commissioner.
During an investigation into child pornography distribution on the Internet, evidence was developed by the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that led to a search warrant served at the suspect's home in March 2015, by a Maryland State Police Computer Crimes Unit investigator and agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the Prince Georges County State’s Attorney’s Office. Investigators identified Rosser as the focus of the investigation. Service of the search warrant resulted in the recovery of a computer in Rosser's control believed to contain images of child pornography. Child pornography was confirmed during a forensic review by State Police Computer Crimes Unit investigators.
The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is comprised of police agencies from around the state. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.