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19-year-old arrested for child pornography in Adelanto

Detectives are seeking additional victims

ADELANTO, Calif. ( — Authorities are searching for additional victim’s after an Adelanto man was arrested for child pornography and distribution, officials said.

Damien Hernandez, 19, was arrested on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at his home in the 11100 block of Rosedale Drive in Adelanto.

According to a sheriff’s news release, detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC) received information about an unknown subject in possession of, and distributing child pornography on January 15, 2019.

On the day of his arrest, the sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Detail served a search warrant at his home and subsequently arrested him for possession of child porn and distribution.

Hernandez was booked into the High Desert Detention Center and shortly after his arrest, he posted bail.

“We are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any person(s) who may have been victimized by Damien Hernandez,” stated the release.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brian Arias or Deputy Gernia Navarro of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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