Porterville Man Arrested For Child Pornography

Porterville Man Arrested For Child Pornography

Possession of Child Pornography

February 29, 2024 / 10:35 A.M.

100 block of East Henderson Avenue, Porterville

John Cha, 40-year-old, Porterville Resident

After receiving information from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Porterville Police Detectives conducted an investigation into 40-year-old John Cha, for potentially being in possession of child pornography. Through the course of the investigation, Detectives obtained evidence indicating Cha had downloaded pornographic images and/or videos of children under the age of 18 at his residence in Porterville. Based off of this investigation, an arrest warrant for Cha was obtained for the crime of possession of child pornography, and a search warrant was obtained for Cha’s residence in the 100 block of East Henderson Avenue in Porterville.

On Thursday, February 29, 2024, at approximately 10:35 AM, Cha was contacted at the front door of his residence and taken into custody without incident. Porterville Police Detectives served the search warrant at Cha’s residence where they collected a variety of electronic devices containing child pornography. Cha was later booked at the Tulare County South County Detention Facility, where he is being held in lieu of $35,000 bail.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Porterville Police Department General Investigations Unit at (559) 782-7400, or through our departmental Facebook or Instagram page. Those who have information may also provide it anonymously.”

Originally Published By Porterville Police Department
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