Silver Springs Man netted in internet sex sting
Â A Silver Springs manÂ is behind bars, accused of committing a crime without ever leaving home.
Â 21-year old Brandon Scott Bellar of Silver Springs faces multiple charges of sexually soliciting a minor over the internet and transmitting sexually explicit images.Â Investigators say itÂ all happened in an internetÂ chat room.
Â Bellar'sÂ mother doesn't believe the allegations.Â But neighbors say these types of crimes are common in their area.
Â Karen Brown says, "We have a lot of pedophiles that run Â through the forest, you know, and live out here."
Â Â If convicted of the charges, Bellar couldÂ face up to 20 years in prison.
by Sarah Pusateri WCJB TV 20 News
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