New Smyrna Beach man faces child porn charges

Last Updated: Saturday, February 03, 2018, 4:15 PM EST

A New Smyrna Beach man is facing multiple charges after investigators say they found child pornography in his possession, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Man faces 15 counts of child porn possession
  • Investigators say man admitted to producing child porn
  • They also found images, videos of young girls in his possession

Investigators initially arrested 33-year-old Jonathan Erb on Friday for driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana.

During the investigation, several pornographic images and videos of young girls were found in Erb’s possession. The girls appeared to be between the ages of 4 and 9, investigators said.

Erb admitted to producing child pornography, according to investigators. He also admitted to possessing videos of child porn on his mobile phone.

Investigators said Erb also identified a child in a sexually explicit photograph that was taken in New Hampshire in 2017.

Erb has been charged with 15 counts of possession of child pornography.

He is being held at the Volusia County Jail on a $78,000 bond.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call the VSCO Child Exploitation Unit at 386-254-1537.