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Adelanto Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography; Authorities Looking for Victims
Undated photo of Damian Hernandez (submitted)

Adelanto Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography; Authorities Looking for Victims

ADELANTO, Calif. – A 19-year-old Adelanto man was arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography on Thursday.


The investigation began on January 15, 2019, when an investigation began into a subject who allegedly was in possession of child pornography. Detectives received information that a resident at a home in the 11100 block of Rosedale Drive in the City of Adelanto was in possession of and was distributing child pornography.

As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was served at the home of Damian Hernandez on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at around 3:00 p.m.  When the search was complete, Hernandez was arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography. He was booked at the High Desert Detention Center and posted bail and released from jail at around 4:30 a.m. on March 8, 2019.

Authorities need assistance identifying any person(s) who may have been victimized by Hernandez.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brian Arias or Deputy Gernia Navarro of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com

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This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization

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  • Damian Hernandez: submitted