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Santa Ana Police Department
Wednesday November 30th, 2022 :: 11:07 a.m. PST


#PressRelease #SantaAnaPD Arrest Suspect For Possession and/or Distribution of Child Pornography

A Civilian Investigator from the Santa Ana Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force learned that Ricardo Adrian Juarez-Pacheco, 36, was downloading and distributing Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) over the Internet.

On November 29, 2022, Detectives from the Santa Ana Police Department and Special Agents from Homeland Security executed a search warrant at Juarez-Pacheco’s residence (1900 block of East Avalon Ave.) in the City of Santa Ana. During the search, multiple electronic devices were seized, and evidence relating to the downloading and distributing of child pornography was located. Juarez-Pacheco was arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography and booked into the Santa Ana Detention Facility.

The Santa Ana Police Department is proud to be a member of the Los Angeles Regional Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, which is dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of persons involved in child abuse and exploitation involving the internet. To learn more, please visit

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Santa Ana Police Department ICAC Task Force at [email protected]

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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