Former Sarasota lawyer convicted for child porn after images found on his phone

Sex Offender Sentenced

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A former lawyer has been convicted of possession and viewing of child pornography in Sarasota.

According to a press release, the images were found on Michael Grider’s phone. Some of the children in the images were under 5-years old.

Sarasota Police led the investigation with help from Bradenton Police and Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

Grider was sentenced Wednesday to more than 10 years in prison, and he’ll have to register as a sex offender when he gets out.

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