Self-Proclaimed Freelance Photographer Arrested For Child Pornography

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Fontana Police Department
Chief William Green
Service with Integrity

Press Release

Self-Proclaimed Freelance Photographer Arrested For Child Pornography


Detectives from the Fontana Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force discovered a 42 year old Kenneth Smith  was downloading and distributing child pornography over the internet.               

On January 7, 2020, a search warrant was served at Smith’s residence (7500 Block of Sultana Avenue) in the City of Fontana with the assistance of Fontana Police Department Fugitive Apprehension Team.  During the service of the search warrant several electronic devices were seized. Smith was found to be in possession of a large number of child pornographic images and videos.

Smith was arrested Possession of Child Pornography, Distribution of Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography in excess of 600 images.   Smith was booked at West Valley Detention Center. 

Detectives discovered Smith was working part-time photographing children.  Smith was in possession of many photographs of children in compromising situations.  Detectives are seeking the public's help with identifying any additional victims related to this investigation.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Moyer at (909) 350-7168.

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