Tonopah man arrested on child porn charges

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

PHOENIX -- A Tonopah man faces 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after detectives reportedly found numerous items of child pornography inside his home.

David Wilhoite, 59, is also accused of surreptitiously photographing a young female known to him inside a private residence.

The Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant at his home near 351st Avenue and Baseline Road around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilhoite was booked into Maricopa County Jail.

He also faces two counts of unlawful disclosure/ film without consent.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Internet Crimes Against Children Detail at 623-466-1828 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO.