PD: 21-year-old Devin Deon Allen arrested on child pornography charges

PHOENIX - A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after detectives allegedly found child pornography inside his apartment, according to police.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said detectives with the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search at the home of Devin Deon Allen around 9 a.m.

Detectives discovered numerous items of child pornography, including still photographs and videos, at the suspect's apartment located near 19th and Northern avenues.

Thompson said Allen admitted to authorities that he "has been looking for a young child to molest." Police said Allen lives at the apartment with a roommate.

Allen was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on ten counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a class 2 felony.

Anybody who has any information on these crimes can call Internet Crimes Against Children Detail at 623-466-1828 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.


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