Tips about a suspected child pornographer sparked a two-month investigation that concluded with the arrest of a Turlock man.
Vy Timmy Tuy, 26, of Turlock was taken into custody on Thursday, the Turlock Police Department reported.
The investigation began on May 20, after the police department got three cyber tips regarding child pornography.
These tips were investigated by High Tech Crimes detectives and leads in the investigation pointed them to a residence located in the 1300 block of Geer Road.
On July 17, detectives interviewed Tuy at his home and during their visit were able to locate additional evidence, according to the police department.
This evidence was then brought back to the Turlock Police Department for processing and additional evidence of these crimes was located.
Tuy was taken into custody Thursday at the Turlock Police Department without incident.
He is facing three separate felony child pornography charges.
There were no local victims identified during this investigation.
The Turlock Police Department asks that anyone with information regarding this ongoing 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.