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Ohio man arrested in child porn case after Florida police launch investigation

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Jeffery Brinton (Photo Credit: Springfield Township Police)

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio — A Lakemore man has been arrested, accused of having over 155 images of child pornography.

According to Springfield Township police, Jeffery A. Brinton, 41, faces charges of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material and pandering obscenity.

The investigation began after detectives were contacted by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. Detectives there were investigating Brinton for having sexually oriented conversations with a child online.

In response to that contact, detectives were able to find numerous child pornography images on his personal computer.

He is being held in Summit County Jail.

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