Sheriff's Office News Releases
Detectives Arrest Suspect for Transmission of Harmful Materials to a Minor
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Ryan X. Anderson and charged him with Transmission of Harmful Materials to a Minor. The investigation began in October of 2014 when an undercover detective began communicating with Anderson in an online chat room. Anderson thought he was chatting with a 14-year old girl.
In May of this year, Anderson sent an inappropriate photo to the undercover detective. Several days later, arrangements were made for Anderson to meet with the alleged 14-year old girl but he did not travel to the location and he discontinued his conversations in the chat room.
On June 16, detectives obtained a felony warrant for Anderson’s arrest. Detectives traveled to Hernando County. On June 22, with the assistance of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, detectives arrested Anderson. He was brought in for questioning and cooperated with the investigation. Based on his statements, Anderson was charged with one count of Transmission of Harmful Materials to a Minor and booked into the Hernando County Jail.
- Ryan X. Anderson (DOB 8/2/87), 14010 Brighton Street, Spring Hill, FL