A child pornography investigation in Canada led to the arrest of a suspect in Charlotte County on Tuesday. The suspect, Nathan Potter (DOB 10/21/82), was arrested at a Punta Gorda motel while in the process of packing his belongings into a U-Haul truck. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Detective Don Woelke, assigned to the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force in Fort Myers, worked with the Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit to locate and apprehend Potter before he left the area.


“The quick apprehension of this suspect reflects the commitment and teamwork of the Sheriff’s Office, the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force, and the State Attorney’s Office,” stated Sheriff Bill Prummell. “We are committed to catching these offenders and protecting our youth”.


Additional information on the investigation is posted to our blog: https://ccsoblog.org/2019/11/05/nathan-potter/