Police arrest former Florida DCF employee for having child pornography

Police say 67 year old. Thomas Barnes of Gainesville, is in custody for possessing child pornography.

According to police, Barnes was found to have transmitted a sexually explicit image of an adult man and an underage girl in august.

After police received a search warrant to Barnes' home, they found multiple folders of child porn on his desktop computer.

One of the folders had at least 55 images inside. Police say that some of the children were as young as six years old.

Barnes is a former employee of the Florida Department of Children and Families, but police say they aren't aware of any reports of complaints against him from working there.

He's in the Alachua County Jail on a $900,000 bond.