Search Continues for Child Porn Suspect

1 decade 8 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, February 01 2007 Feb 1, 2007 Thursday, February 01, 2007 9:26:04 PM CST February 01, 2007 in News

In 1999, Seburn was convicted of possessing child pornography in Illinois. He is registered as a sex offender with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The Task Force began investigation on Seburn almost a month ago and have now confiscated a computer from his 1491 North Dawn home in Columbia.

"The Task Force conducted a forensic examination on that computer and found hundreds of images both still images and video of the sexual molestation of children some as young as infants,"said Internet Crimes Investigator Andy Anderson.

Anderson says the house sitter acted quickly.

"She did the right thing, of course, and contacted sheriffs deputies; once the deputies responded, she showed them images that she'd found on the computer. They in turn seized the computer."

Anderson said people who possess child pornography "have the potential to be dangerous."

"Anyone who has the propensity to collect images of children being violently raped and molested has some kind of propensity for harm," said Anderson.

Seburn's neighbors said they hadn't seen him in about a month, and that his girlfriend left the apartment earlier this week. Police say Seburn also goes by the name Fredrick Allen. Deputies believe he is in Kansas City and are seeking the communities help in finding him.

If you have any information on Seburn's whereabouts you can contact the Boone County Sheriff's Department at 573-876-6113, or crime stoppers at 875-TIPS.

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