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Sheriff: Likely more victims of Florida child porn suspect

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The Volusia County Sheriff's Office arrested 43-year-old Richard Darby earlier this week on 20 counts of possessing photos of the sexual performance of a child. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

Investigators believe a man arrested on child pornography charges may have victimized children beyond central Florida.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office arrested 43-year-old Richard Darby earlier this week on 20 counts of possessing photos of the sexual performance of a child.

Darby, of Orange City, worked as a Blue Spring State Park. His arrest came as a result of a tip in May from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies searched his home and found images of girls and boys, some as young as one-years-old, involved in sexually explicit situations with adults.

Investigators took a second look at the evidence and believe there may be child victims from Volusia County as well as outside the area, the sheriff's office said.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about potential victims to call the Child Exploitation Unit at 386-323-3574.

Darby is being held at the Volusia County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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