Tip leads to Harlingen teen's arrest for possession of child pornography
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — A tip from a national organization to protect children leads to a Harlingen teen to be arrested on child porn charges.
On Wednesday, June 16th the Harlingen PD was notified by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) of a IP address and email being used to download child porn in the Harlingen area.
A Harlingen investigator from the Internet Crimes Against Children conducted an investigation which resulted in evidence indicating that Shawn Anthony Sanchez, 17, had downloaded multiple files containing child pornography.
Sanchez was arrested at his residence, charged with possession of child pornography and handed a $10,000 bond.