Man admits his computer “likely contains around 1,000 images/videos” of child pornography

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37-year-old Matthew Bruce was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after he attempted to upload child pornography to Google Photos.

On February 24th, Detective Carrigan executed a search warrant on Brooksboro Terrace in reference to information received from Google regarding sexual images of minor females uploaded to the Google Photos account of mjbruce2382@gmail.com. Matthew Bruce lives in the apartment and was interviewed at the time of the search. Matthew confessed to having a sexual interest in minor children and stated that his preferred age range is between 8 and 10 years old. He also admitted to possessing the sexual images that were a part of the original CyberTip. Matthew said that once he uploaded the images he was locked out of his Google account.

Matthew Bruce (MNPD)
Matthew Bruce (MNPD)

Matthew further stated he owns and uses a desktop computer in his bedroom to search for, view, and save sexual images and videos of minor children and stated that “it likely contained around 1,000 images/ videos of that nature.” Police seized a computer tower from his bedroom during the search and the initial examination of the device found over 150 sexual images of minor females engaged in a variety of sexual acts. Some of the acts portrayed in the images included penile/ vaginal penetration, fellatio, cunnilingus, penile/ anal penetration, digital/ vaginal penetration, as well as the lascivious exhibition of female breasts, genitalia, and/ or buttocks. The average ages of the female minors in the images found were between the ages of 4 and 10 years old. Matthew was taken into custody and transported to booking.

Matthew Bruce was arrested and charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. His bond was set at $20,000.

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