On October 2nd, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 36 year-old Denyon Dealonzo Free, of Gulfport , charging him with of enticement of a child and dissemination of sexually orientated materials to person under 18 years of age.
A Gulfport detective initiated an investigation and stated that Free had sent inappropriate photographs and messages to a female juvenile. The resulting investigation led to warrants being issued and bond was set at $150,000 per charge.
On October 8th, Free was charged with an additional count of exploitation of children due to images located in his possession during the investigation. He was served the warrant on the addition charge while at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center. The additional warrant was obtained and his bond was set at $50,000.