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.

Copyright 2014 Tucson NewsNow All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • breaking

    Crash restricts traffic on EB I-10 at Avra Valley Road

    Crash restricts traffic on EB I-10 at Avra Valley Road

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-02-22 17:57:47 GMT

    An overturned trailer is blocking eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at Avra Valley Road. Traffic is getting by on the shoulder, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

    An overturned trailer is blocking eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at Avra Valley Road. Traffic is getting by on the shoulder, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

  • Crews extinguish fire in Tucson home

    Crews extinguish fire in Tucson home

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-02-22 15:24:53 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Fire Department)(Source: Tucson Fire Department)

    According to a statement from TFD, it was unclear if the house near East 30th Street and South Craycroft Road was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

    According to a statement from TFD, it was unclear if the house near East 30th Street and South Craycroft Road was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

  • Last-minute preparations underway for Tucson Rodeo parade

    Last-minute preparations underway for Tucson Rodeo parade

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-02-22 12:38:00 GMT

    Dozens of people spent Wednesday afternoon putting the finishing touches on their wagons for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. There are a total of 81 wagons in this year's parade. Close to 2,400 people and 560 horses will be walking in the parade as well. 

    Dozens of people spent Wednesday afternoon putting the finishing touches on their wagons for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. There are a total of 81 wagons in this year's parade. Close to 2,400 people and 560 horses will be walking in the parade as well. 

Powered by Frankly