Update: Mark Purser has been indicted by a June grand jury on 573 counts of possession with intent to distribute child pornography.
From January 30, 2017: Mark Anthony Purser, aka the Demonic Juggalo, is now back in Florence. The former Dayton Street resident is being held on $2,865,000.00 bail in connection with possession of 120 videos and more than 450 still images of children engaged in sex acts. Authorities say the children were as young as four. No date for a preliminary hearing has been set.
From January 10th:
Update: Purser is in custody in Hagerstown, Maryland. He has waived extradition back to Alabama.
Mark Anthony Purser, aka the Demonic Juggalo, is wanted in Lauderdale County on 573 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. The 28 year old Florence man’s last known address was in a rental home on Dayton Street off Royal Avenue. Sources believe the Wilson High grad may have fled to Texas where he has friends.
Purser is a Caucasian male, balding, with brown hair and eyes. Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to call Florence police at 256-768-2728, Shoals Crime Stoppers at 256-386-8687, or any local law enforcement agency. Simple possession of child pornography is a Class C felony in Alabama and is punishable for up to 10 years in prison. If it can be proved that Purser sought to disseminate the material, he could be sentenced to up to 20 years.