Former Cherokee County Deputy Arrested on Child Exploitation Charges

Federal authorities have arrested Steven Bunte, a former Cherokee County sheriff’s deputy, following an extensive child exploitation investigation.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office reported that Bunte was apprehended Tuesday morning at his home in Gordon County. According to jail records, Bunte faces five counts of computer/electronic pornography and child exploitation.

Bunte, who had been employed at the adult detention center for five years, now finds himself on the opposite side of the law. The arrest underscores the serious nature of the charges and the thorough investigation leading to his detainment.

Details regarding the specifics of the allegations or evidence collected in the investigation have not been disclosed by the authorities. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has not released additional comments on the case, emphasizing that the investigation is ongoing.

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This arrest marks a significant development in the fight against child exploitation, highlighting the commitment of federal authorities to bring perpetrators to justice, regardless of their position or previous employment in law enforcement.

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