The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of having and distributing child pornography.
Fort Pierce resident Danny Joe Hebel, 32, was taken into custody by the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Internet Crimes Against Children Unit.
Deputies have charged him with 40 counts of possessing and distributing child pornography.
"Our most precious and vulnerable members of our community, our children, may have had contact with Danny Joe Hebel," St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said in a news release. "I am asking any families whose children may have had contact with him to call our detectives immediately at 772-462-3230.”
Hebel remains in jail under a 440-thousand dollar bond. He’s expected to make a court appearance Wednesday.