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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Heather Graves, (209) 652-0514
Release Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 8:00:00 AM

Modesto Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Modesto Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography



Date: September 26, 2013

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, Ca. 95354

Author: Heather Graves



MODESTO, CA- A child pornography investigation leads members of the High Tech Crimes Unit to arrest a Modesto man.  


Detectives assigned to the High Tech Crimes Unit received information that Ivan Avila, 21-years-old, of Modesto, was in possession of child pornography.  Investigators developed information through an internet investigation that Avila had been downloading child pornography to his home computer.   


Yesterday, on September 26, 2013, members of the High Tech Crimes Unit served a search warrant at Avila’s residence.  He was arrested without incident and booked into the Stanislaus County Jail for possession of child pornography.  The investigation is on-going.


Police ask anyone who may have information regarding criminal activity to please call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a message to 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.


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