Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit initiated a criminal investigation in July 2018 after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding images of child pornography being transmitted with the use of Facebook.
Indiana State Police Detectives were able to identify the suspect as Tony Ray Biggs, 51, of Evansville.
During the investigation, state police detectives took possession of Biggs’ laptop and external storage card.
A forensic exam and review of the materials revealed child pornography.
The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office issued a felony arrest warrant today for Biggs.
At approximately 4:30 p.m., Indiana State Police arrested Biggs at his place of employment without incident.
He was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.
Arrested and Charges:
- Tony Ray Biggs, 51, Evansville, IN
- Two Counts of Child Exploitation, Level 4 Felony
- Three Counts of Possession of Child Pornography, Level 5 Felony
Investigating Officers: Detective Matt Jacobs, Sergeant Dave Price and Sergeant Marty Metzger, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officers: Trooper Hunter Manning and Trooper Alex Vennekotter