CASA GRANDE, AZ (KOLD News 13) - On April 18th, 2019, Detectives of the Casa Grande Police Department arrested 45-year-old local resident, Oswaldo Herrera, in connection with an ongoing child pornography investigation.
Herrera was booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center and 5 charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor are being forwarded to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office for review.
CGPD was made aware of Herrera’s involvement after receiving notice from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program (ICAC).
ICAC identified numerous items of child sex abuse material had been downloaded by Herrera between March of 2017 and September of 2018. With the investigative assistance of the Pinal County Attorney’s Office, CGPD executed a residential search warrant at Herrera’s home and seized numerous items of evidence to include laptops, tablets and cellphones.
Herrera was at his residence during the search warrant and was taken into custody without incident.