Tucson man faces child sex crime charges - Tucson News Now

Tucson man faces child sex crime charges

Jesus Villegas (Source: Tucson Police Department) Jesus Villegas (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Authoritiesarrested a Tucson man suspected of sharing child pornography online.

Theinvestigation began in November 2013 when the Tucson Police Department's InternetCrimes Against Children Unit received a tip that someone in the Tucson area wasreportedly downloading and sharing child pornography.

Detectivesserved a search warrant to a home in the 5700 block of E. Burns Street, nearBroadway and Craycroft, on March 20 and found a computer containing multipleimages of child pornography. Upon further investigation, authorities determinedJesus Villegas, 20, allegedly downloaded and shared the images several times,according to a news release.

Authoritiesbooked Villegas into the Pima County Jail on 10 counts of sexual exploitationof a minor.

Tucson Policeurge parents to monitor their kid's social media accounts and connections forsafety purposes.

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