John Shearen arrested in Orlando with more than a million pictures and videos of child porn

Suspect busted with a million images and videos

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - It's being called the largest child porn bust in state history.

Police say John Shearen had more than a million images and videos of children being exploited.

They describe victims as young as a year-old.

"He is one of the main persons distributing child porn on the web, all over the world," said Jeff Duncan, of FDLE.

FDLE says Sherean had dvds, external hard drives and that he was in the process of downloading more when they arrived.

"He's not surprised," said Duncan. "He knows what he's done, and he's going to have to have his day in court."

Former Boca police chief Andrew Scott says there's no doubt that it can lead to more.

"It takes time. However, once they do latch onto an individual, potentially, the ability to arrest additional individuals as a result of the investigation is great," said Scott.

Yet if the allegations are true, Scott says the heartbreaking fact that he had a million videos means that the market for kiddie porn is strong as ever.

"When he sells them or he gives them out, other people are manufacturing them or copying them, as well. They know that to have this kind of a stash, means it's profit for them, it's money," said Scott.

Making money, off of hurting children.

"The victim continues to relive the crime day after day, long after it has stopped," said Scott.

Police have not disclosed where he was allegedly getting the material or who he was allegedly sending it to, because this investigation is ongoing.

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