PD: David Wilhoite, of Tonopah, arrested on child pornography charges

TONOPAH, AZ - A Tonopah man is behind bars after police say he took pornographic pictures of a young girl.

Phoenix police spokesman Sgt Tommy Thompson said on Wednesday, authorities served a search warrant at David Wilhoite's home near  351st Avenue and Baseline Road and found numerous items of child pornography.

Thompson said authorities believe Wilhoite knows the girl and took the photos without her knowledge.

Police said Wilhoite was arrested and booked into the Maricopa County Jail where he faces 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Anyone who may have information concerning these crimes is encouraged to call 623-466-1828 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.


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