News & Arrests

This is the latest news from the Central California Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

A Fresno man pleaded guilty Wednesday to receiving and distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said.

Read more at The Fresno Bee.

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FRESNO, Calif. — An Idaho man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Monday to receiving and distributing child pornography, following a far-reaching investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), with assistance from the Idaho State Police and the Bannock County Sheriff's Office.

FRESNO, Calif. -- The former director of the Firebaugh Boys & Girls Club, who was arrested earlier this year for sex crimes, is back in jail and facing new allegations.

Read more at ABC 30.

FRESNO, California -- Fresno County Sheriff's investigators arrested a man on Tuesday accused of using the free Wi-Fi at a public library to download child pornography. Victor Smith, 59, of Fresno was taken into custody at the Central Library in downtown Fresno after a two-week investigation by the sheriff's department.

Read more at ABC News.

FRESNO, Calif. — David Thomas Hume, 37, of Fresno, was sentenced today by Senior United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii to 12 years and seven months in prison for distribution of child pornography, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

FRESNO, Calif. -- Fresno County Sheriff's investigators say 25-year-old Jeremy Hudler was under the radar. He's a registered sex offender, but wasn't on the Megan's Law website. He's what's known as a "non-disclosed" registrant, which means he's only known to law enforcement- but not anymore. Now he's in jail on child pornography charges and investigators say they want to warn the public about him and his alleged crimes.


A former Clovis teacher pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of molesting a second-grade girl two years ago.

The plea in U.S. District Court in Fresno is the latest chapter in a sordid case that resulted in Clovis Unified School District agreeing to a $2 million civil settlement with the girl's family and brought shame to the Hmong community, where teachers are role models and held in high regard.

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The Central California Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force announced today that Patrick Sullivan, of Fresno, was arrested for possession of child pornography. This crime is officially listed as "PC311.11(a) - Possession of child pornography."