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Adelanto man, 27, arrested for possession of child pornography

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Juan Beltran, 27, of Adelanto was arrested for possession of child pornography and contacting a minor with the intent to commit sex acts, officials said.

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, investigators from the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail, began an investigation into a cyber tip that was reported by Google. The cyber tip contained images and videos of child pornography and investigators determined the account belonged to Juan Beltran.

On May 11, 2018, at 12:27 pm, detectives, and deputies contacted Beltran inside a business, located in the 16000 block of Main St. in the city of Hesperia.

“Investigators determined Beltran used large, colorful hair bows to exploit minors,” sheriff’s officials said in a news release. At the conclusion of their investigation, Beltran was arrested.

Beltran was booked into the High Desert Detention Center for possession of child pornography and contacting a minor with intent to commit sex acts.

Beltran’s booking photo is being released as investigators believe there may be additional victims who have not come forward.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Brian Arias of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the WE-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com

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