Five area men, including one from Grimes County, have been arrested in a child pornography investigation by the Texas Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit.
The arrests were made between October 23rd and November 1st, after an investigation began following tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Tips stated that the five men had uploaded child pornography to internet accounts, social media apps or internet search engines.
All five men have been charges with varying counts of Possession of child Pornography.
One was identified at 35 year old Enoch Santo Rivera of Bedias, who was arrested on October 24th on five counts of possession of child pornography. He was taken to the Grimes County Jail.
The others arrested were identified as 52 year old Damon Todd Turner of College Station, 37 year old Justin Howard Everrett of College Station, 29 year old Jason Dominguez of College Station, and 43 year old Carl David Baxter of College Station.
Turner faces one count of possession of child pornography. Everett faces one count of promotion of child pornography. Dominguez faces five counts of possession of child pornography. Baxter faces three counts of possession of child pornography.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton praised the investigators from the Child Exploitation Unit for their work.
Investigators also seized a number of digital devices, which the office’s Digital Forensics Unit will inspect.