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Turlock man arrested for child pornography

A Turlock man was arrested Thursday after detectives got a tip he was involved in child pornography.

The suspect was identified as Alejandro Daniel Valenzuela, 26, of Turlock.

On Wednesday the Turlock Police Department received a cyber tip regarding child pornography. This tip was investigated by a High-Tech Crimes detective, which led him to the identity of the owner of the electronic device used in these crimes, said Turlock Police spokesman Sgt. Michael Parmley.

Valenzuela was contacted, via telephone, and agreed to meet detectives at the Turlock Police Department. Detectives interviewed him, and as a result, located additional electronic devices. These devices were processed and additional evidence of these crimes were located.

Following the interview, Valenzuela was arrested at the Turlock Police Department without incident. Valenzuela is facing two separate felony child pornography charges; possession of child pornography and sending or selling obscene matter depicting a minor.

There were no local victims identified during this investigation.

The Turlock Police Department asks that anyone with information regarding this on-going investigation to call Detective Timothy Redd at (209) 664-7325. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 extension 6780 or email at