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Man Arrested for Computer/Electronic Pornography and Child Exploitation

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The Statesboro Police Department recently arrested 21 year-old Matthew Ian Rigney of Peachtree City for an incident that violated the Computer or Electronic Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act of 2007.

On August 8, the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force notified SPD’s Criminal Investigations Bureau of suspicious activity that was occurring in Statesboro. Detective Kevin Wadley began investigating and later identified Matthew Ian Rigney as the offender and secured a warrant for his arrest. Rigney was arrested on September 27.

This case is still under investigation and no further information is being released at this time.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

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