Petaluma PD and FBI Search Home, Woman Arrested for Child Abuse and Porn

Petaluma PD and FBI Search Home, Woman Arrested for Child Abuse and Porn

Video still of the second person of interest connected to the case

PETALUMA – According to a Petaluma Police Department (PPD) Advisory, PPD detectives working in unison with FBI agents served a search warrant on a home in the 400 block of Wilson Street on Tuesday, January 5th.

400 block of Wilson

400 block of Wilson where authorities served the search warrant, which led to Hopper’s arrest

A woman at the residence was arrested in connection with child abuse and child porn.

The suspect was identified as Tawnya Lynn Hopper, a 42-year-old Petaluma resident. The charges were brought as a result of an investigation, which uncovered that Hopper was acting in concert with another to commit oral copulation against a victim incapable of giving consent due to a developmental disability.

Hopper was also in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was booked into the Sonoma County Jail. Additional charges may be filed.

During the course of the investigation an adult male was also determined to be a person of interest. The PPD and FBI are seeking assistance from the public in locating the man for follow-up purposes.

Anyone with information as to this person’s identity is asked to call the Petaluma Police Department at 707-778-4415. (See photo.) You may TEXT-A-TIP to 888777. Text “TIP PETPD” followed by your message.

Petaluma PD and FBI Search Home, Woman Arrested for Child Abuse and Porn was last modified: January 7th, 2016 by admin
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