Ottumwa Man Facing 76 Counts Of Child Pornography

An investigation that began with a cyber tip to the Iowa internet crimes against children has led to an Ottumwa man facing 76 counts of child pornography. 21 year old Juan Barriga of Ottumwa was taken into custody this week after the execution of a search warrant at his residence. The tip was submitted through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the information shared with Ottumwa Police a short time later. The 76 counts of child pornography Barriga is facing are all aggravated misdemeanors, he also faces a charge of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor-Promoting Film which is a Class D felony.

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