REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
Photo: Clinton Kennedy
Originally published as a Butte County Sheriff’s press release –
“Chico, CA – Earlier this year, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) detectives began investigating Clinton Kennedy, age 39, of Chico. During the investigation, detectives located evidence indicating Kennedy was downloading child pornography. Kennedy is required to register with law enforcement pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act. Kennedy is also on active California State Parole.
On May 06, 2021, detectives, with assistance from California State Parole Agents, contacted Kennedy in Chico. Kennedy was placed under arrest for violating the terms and conditions of his parole. Detectives transported and booked Kennedy at the Butte County Jail. During Kennedy’s arrest, law enforcement located Kennedy’s cellular telephone.
Detectives conducted a forensic search of Kennedy’s cellular telephone and located videos of child pornography. On May 07, detectives contacted the Butte County Jail and placed Kennedy under arrest for a felony charge of possession of child pornography.
Kennedy is scheduled to be arraigned at the Butte County Superior Court on Monday, May 10, at 3 PM. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with additional information about this investigation to contact Detective Mary Barker at 530-538-7671.”