Attorney General Paxton’s Law Enforcement Round Up: October 16–31, 2022
AUSTIN, TX -- CHILD EXPLOITATION UNIT
In Bexar County, members of the Sextortion Unit, Child Exploitation Unit (CEU), and the Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested Arturo Angel Contreras Santos on October 19 on two counts of possession of child pornography. Investigators also executed a search warrant at Santos’s home where numerous electronic devices were seized for examination by the Digital Forensics Unit. The case was received as a National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) CyberTipline report indicating Santos was sexually extorting a child on a social media platform.
In Bexar County, David Christopher Tanner-Torres was arrested on October 18 for possession of child pornography. Following Child Exploitation Unit investigators executing a search warrant at Tanner-Torres’s residence, Tanner-Torres consented to a non-custodial recorded interview and confessed to the online accounts and to downloading, viewing, and possessing child pornography. Multiple electronic devices were seized for further examination by the Digital Forensics Unit. This case was received as multiple National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) CyberTipline reports involving the uploading of child pornography to an online account.
FUGITIVE APPREHENSION UNIT
In Bell County, Daquan Weatherly was arrested on October 27 for violating the terms of his parole by incurring technical violations. Weatherly was previously adjudicated as a juvenile of two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and sentenced to seven years of court ordered probation. Probation was later revoked, and Weatherly was sentenced to seven years in prison.
In Bexar County, Faustino Garcia was arrested on October 27 on an outstanding warrant for aggravated kidnapping for a ransom or reward. The United States Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force out of San Antonio assisted with the arrest.
In Bexar County, Sean Brown was arrested on October 25 on two outstanding warrants revolving around trafficking and child labor as well as family violence. The United States Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force out of San Antonio assisted with this arrest.
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