Man nabbed on child porn charges

Posted: Sunday, June 03, 2007

ANCHORAGE - An airman based at Elmendorf Air Force Base was arrested on charges of child pornography, with 15,000 images found on his computer.

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On a tip from investigators in Wyoming, Anchorage police arrested 21-year-old Jonathan Camacho on Thursday.

Camacho, a specialist in the radiology unit for the 3rd Medical Group at Elmendorf, is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, with bail set at $15,000.

Police said the children in the images are young adolescents and clearly underage.

"This is prepubescent children. This is not your 16-year-old that looks 18 or 25," Anchorage police spokeswoman Anita Shell said.

Anchorage police have a new five-person Cyber Investigations Unit, which includes two detectives who focus on crimes against children, said Lt. Dave Parker of the Anchorage Police Department.


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