Police Seek Info On Photos In Sexual Abuse Case

March 30, 2011

An aggressive attempt is continuing by law enforcement to identify a daycare facility attended by a female child believed to have been sexually abused.

On December 14 of last year, the Pensacola Police Department received a report from the Loaves and Fishes Thrift Store on North Palafox Street  that a digital camera containing a disk with a photo of a female child possibly being sexually abused had been left as a donation.

Also on the disk were pictures of children in a daycare setting participating in what is believed to have been a Christmas program in 2006. The daycare center does not appear to be directly related to any sexual abuse.

As a result of the disk, Detective Chris Wilkinson has visited dozens of area daycare facilities in schools, churches and stand-alone businesses and interviewed numerous people, but has been unable to identify any of the children included in photos.

Wilkinson said the children included in the photos may have attended the same facility.

Anyone having information or who believes they might be able to identify the facility is asked to contact Wilkinson at (850) 435-1965.

Pictures: Photos from a camera donated to a Pensacola Thrift Store. Police believe another photo from the camera shows a female child possible being sexually abused. Submitted photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

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20 Responses to “Police Seek Info On Photos In Sexual Abuse Case”

  1. Centaurmyst on March 31st, 2011 1:07 pm

    That dress the girl is wearing is made by KT Kids according to google shopping. If you type in denim santa dress in google and click on shopping you can see the exact same dress. Not sure if it is a related store…but there is a KT Kids clothing boutique in Brooksville, FL. Perhaps the authorities should focus on where that dress has been sold. That might help them locate the girl.

  2. Cindy Wells on March 31st, 2011 12:46 pm

    My first thought was, could they take fingerprints from the SD Card in the camera? In my thinking most likely if it was donated the person who used it was the last person to touch the SD card to put it in.

  3. Click Here on March 31st, 2011 2:51 am

    The carpet in front of the couch looks like carpet in some mobile homes I’ve lived in and the furniture looks like it could have been bought used. Wonder if the cops have checked out mobile home parks where they have trailers for rent. And maybe they have other pictures to positively say that’s a day care center but it could be a church nursery and their Christmas program. Not that those responsible for this poor little girl ever went to church but a lot of parents send their children to Sunday School via a church bus.

    I’m sure the cops won’t rest til those who are responsible for these unspeakable abuses are brought to justice.

  4. jj on March 30th, 2011 10:20 pm

    people, it is not a ghost,it is a child in the picture in front of the chair that the law enforcement blurred out on purpose to protect the childs identity…geeeeeeez they want you to try to identify the items in the picture so they can find this place.

  5. t2 on March 30th, 2011 4:56 pm

    there seems to be more blurred out object in front of the chair than just the child. I hope they burn these pervs to ashes.

  6. K on March 30th, 2011 3:27 pm

    Well, it looks like a sliding glass door behind the chair. So, apartments or homes with sliding glass doors. That leaves out the place I thought could have something to do with it.

  7. William on March 30th, 2011 1:32 pm

    >Having trouble finding the link to the rest of the photos on the PPD website.

    The photos above are the only ones that they have released. There are no more to find.

  8. PapaJ on March 30th, 2011 1:30 pm

    Ok, that explains it. Sure fooled me. Now it’s time to figure out where this came from. Having trouble finding the link to the rest of the photos on the PPD website.

  9. William on March 30th, 2011 1:11 pm

    For everyone asking about the silhouette in the chair photo — I spoke with Detective Chris Wilkinson at the Pensacola Police Department.

    The girl was in the original photo, but she was digitally removed before the photo was released to the public.

  10. Jessica on March 30th, 2011 12:52 pm

    Are the photos being spread out of our local area? It is possible the pictures could have been taken elsewhere, and simply donated here. The daycare center may not be local, and that is why no one is recognizing it.

  11. PapaJ on March 30th, 2011 12:50 pm

    I have sent the picture to some folks who do investigate photos like this for a livng. Waiting on a response. I know what I see and from the comments I’m not alone in this.

  12. whitepunknopenopenope on March 30th, 2011 12:31 pm

    I copied the picture myself and manipulated it.

    There IS what appears to be the figure of a child standing directly in front of the chair, looks like he’s facing the camera.

    The weird thing is that he isn’t solid, you can see the corner of the rug and the chair legs and body through his body. Could be an actual ghost pic!

  13. PapaJ on March 30th, 2011 10:01 am

    Never the less, child abuse is a terrible crime and the person(s) responsible need to be brought to justice. Hopefully they will be caught before another image appears somewhere.

  14. Paul on March 30th, 2011 9:41 am

    I’m sure the police did as much as possible looking for clues but need a person who has seen these locations to help identify the perp. I hope they catch this perv and justice is served swiftly. Hangin would be ok with me..

  15. Atmore on March 30th, 2011 9:17 am

    I enlarged the picture of the chair. It is definitely a child standing on the legs of the chair. You can see right through the child! If I had a better photo program I would make it black and white and the child would show up better.

    People are sick to do this to anyone – especially a child!

  16. proud mommy on March 30th, 2011 9:03 am

    this is sickfr people to do that to any one exspecially a child..but if i am not mistaken i see a ll bby shadow or ghost holding that chair this look crazy but it really lookslik a child if not cropted outor somehing..

  17. chrstefl on March 30th, 2011 8:49 am

    sick sick sick

  18. redphone on March 30th, 2011 8:45 am

    PapaJ~

    Looks like the silhouette of a child.

  19. PapaJ on March 30th, 2011 8:21 am

    I may be mistaken but if you zoom in on the picture of the chair, there is something transparent in from of the chair. You be the judge.

  20. whitepunknotondope on March 30th, 2011 7:08 am

    William,
    If you would do a little Photoshop work on that chair picture (lighten levels) we might be able to see the rug pattern, which could be key in someone identifying it.





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