Gibsonville man arrested, accused of uploading child pornography to Instagram



ALAMANCE COUNTY, North Carolina (WGHP) – A Gibsonville man has been arrested and charged with exploiting a minor, according to a press release from the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office.

On June 25, AOHC received a cyber tip that someone had uploaded two files containing child sexual abuse material on Instagram.

Investigators found the files had been uploaded from a home on Wood Street and identified Donavan Summers, 23, of Gibsonville, as the registered owner of the Instagram account of the uploaded files.

After speaking with the Alamance County District Attorney’s Office, investigators appeared before the magistrate to issue arrest warrants for Summers.

On September 9, members of the AOSO Special Response Team as well as investigators from the Special Victims Unit and Major Crimes Division executed a search warrant at the Wood Street home with the aim of to find evidence.

During the search, Summers was placed under arrest for his two outstanding warrants and later received a $ 10,000 security bond.

He is charged with two counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

The sheriff’s office also seized several electronic devices that will be scanned for evidence.


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