Chandler man accused of possessing child porn

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

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- A Chandler man was arrested Thursday for allegedly being in possession of child pornography.

Detectives from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant at a home near Cooper and Ray roads around 6:30 a.m.

Detectives arrested 31-year-old Justin Menolez at the home after reportedly finding numerous items of child porn including photos and videos.

Menolez was booked into Maricopa County Jail and charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a class two felony and dangerous crime against children.

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

The Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is made up of local, county, state and federal investigators.