78 Year Old Leggett Man Arrested for Child Porn, LIVINGSTON, January 16, 2023 - On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office executed a residential search warrant pertaining to the possession of child pornography.
An investigation was initiated by Detectives after the Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a male suspect being in possession of child pornography at an address off of Ollie Loop, in Livingston. The man was later identified by Detectives, as 78 year old Anthony Joe Bartunek, of Leggett, Texas. Anthony Bartunek is a registered sex offender in the State of Texas for the offense of Possession of Child Pornography.
Subsequent to their investigation, a warrant was issued for Anthony Joe Bartunek, for Possession of Lewd Visual Material Depicting a Child (Felony).
On Friday, January 13, 2023, Anthony Joe Bartunek was arrested without incident and transported to the Polk County Jail, where he was booked on the above charge. Further investigation is still being conducted in this case by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division.
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