Man faces child porn charges after losing cell phone

DOWNEY - Giovanny Campos, a 21-year-old resident of Los Angeles, is facing child porn charges after he lost his cell phone in Downey, authorities said Wednesday.A good Samaritan found Campos' phone at a local gas station on Oct. 28, and while looking through it to identify the owner, discovered what he believed to be child pornography. The citizen took the phone to the Downey Police Department where the Hi-Tech Crime Unit launched an investigation. Police officials confirmed the phone contained images and video of "child exploitation." Campos was arrested Nov. 3 and charged with possessing and manufacturing child pornography. He remains in custody pending a court date. Anyone with additional information on the case is asked to call Detective Tim Lau at (562) 904-4017 or Sgt. Brian Baker at (562) 904-2304.

********** Published: November 17, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 31