‘Person of interest’ in girl’s disappearance charged with child pornography
A man investigators are calling a person of interest in the disappearance of a 9-year-old Fort Myers girl has been charged with child pornography by the FBI.
Jorge Guerrero, 28, was been charged by the Innocent Images Task Force of the Fort Myers FBI Field Office and is being held without bond in the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Jail on the federal charges, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
He was tracked down and taken into custody on Saturday, nearly a week after Diana Alvarez was last seen by her mother at the family’s San Carlos home.
Diana, the subject of a statewide Amber Alert, was not with him and remains missing.
No other details have been released.
“The investigation is active and on-going as detectives are diligently continuing to look for clues and run down leads and interview anyone who might know the whereabouts of nine-year-old Diana Alvarez,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a release issued Monday.
“Calls into Crime Stoppers have been instrumental and we encourage the public to call with any information no matter how small it may seem,” the release states.
Diana was last seen at 2 a.m. at her residence at 3540 Unique Circle a week ago Sunday. Diana, who is Hispanic, has dark hair and brown eyes. She is 4-feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 95 pounds and has two scars on one of her legs.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org or by texting a tip to CRIMES(274637) keyword: REWARD