Florida Man Turns Himself in for Downloading Child Porn


An unusual individual walked into a police department in Florida, showed a police officer child pornography, and asked to get arrested. He told the police that he had downloaded the content from the darkweb.

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On November 9, 24-year-old Cory Hinsch of Pensacola, Florida, that he had gone to the Pensacola Police Department and turned himself in, only to get turned away and told to head over to the Sheriff’s office. Later that day, he tweeted a selfie in front of a police mascot followed by “I’m at the Sheriff’s office trying again.” His earlier tweets were calling for justice for something later revealed in a police report.

The Pensacola News Journal reported:

A 24-year-old Pensacola man was arrested after he went to the Pensacola Police Department and told officers he needed to go to jail because he downloaded child porn on his cellphone.

On Nov. 9, Cory Hinsch walked into the police station at 711 N. Hayne St., approached an officer at the front desk and said he had child porn on his cellphone and needed to go to jail, according to a Pensacola Police Department arrest report.

He then put his cellphone up against the glass and showed the officer a picture of a young girl engaged in sexual acts.

Hinsch was taken upstairs, read his Miranda Rights and said he wanted to give a statement without the presence of an attorney. He told investigators he downloaded child porn from the “dark web” and agreed to let officers download and view his cellphone.

The detectives found two photos depicting child pornography on the cellphone.

Hinsch was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.