UPDATE: El Paso man arrested on Possession of Child Pornography after uploading obscene photos


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – An El Paso Police investigation revealed a 45-year-old male was arrested Feb. 29 and charged with Possession of Child Pornography.

According to a release, a search warrant revealed that Rene Barriguete Chaparro uploaded and stored several hundred graphically obscene images of young children to his Google media account.

The Internet Crimes Against Children department was alerted of the crime by The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on October 16, 2019, after they had discovered child pornography uploaded and stored on one Google account.

According to an affidavit, Google Inc. provided Chaparro’s account information for the investigation.

In reviewing the files on Chaparro’s Google account, detectives located approximately 700 files of apparent child pornography, an affidavit said.

Detectives also found images of Chaparro as he tried to make self-produced recordings.

Detectives arrested Chaparro yesterday at his residence in the 1700 block of Breeders Cup, in Horizon City.

Chaparro was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility under a $50,000 bond.

Rene Barriguete Chaparro was on the Most Wanted fugitives list provided by Crime Stoppers of El Paso on March 1.

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