Phoenix man accused of having child pornography

PHOENIX - A 33-year-old man faces 10 charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after child pornography was found in a Phoenix home.

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said detectives from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant at the home near 35th Avenue and Camelback Road Thursday morning.

Detectives found numerous items of child pornography, including photographs and videos, Thompson said.

The suspect lives with family members at the home but was not there when detectives did their search.

Thompson said the suspect was located and returned to his home where he was arrested.

The suspect was booked into jail on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Thompson said no known victims have been identified.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call the ICAC detail at 623-466-1828, Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS OR 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.

ABC15 is not identifying the suspect as he has not yet formally been charged.

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