Mesa man arrested, suspected of possessing child pornography

MESA, AZ - A Mesa man was arrested Thursday when numerous items of child pornography were found at his apartment.

At about 8:30 a.m. detectives from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant at the 57-year-old suspect’s apartment and found child pornography items, including still photographs and videos, said Sgt. Tommy Thompson a Phoenix Police spokesman.

There were no other residents at the apartment and the man was arrested on suspicion of ten counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a Class 2 felony and a Dangerous Crime Against Children, Thompson said.

Anyone with information on these crimes is encouraged to contact the Internet Crimes Against Children Detail at 623-466-1828 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. 

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