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Santa Barbara man arrested on suspicion of possessing child porn

Posted at 5:16 PM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 20:16:06-04

Santa Barbara Police on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of possessing child pornography.

Carlos Alfredo Martinez-Aguilar, 34, was arrested after detectives served a search warrant at his home in the 300 block of West Figueroa Street.

Police say Martinez-Aguilar admitted responsibility for the child pornography stored at his home.

He was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on a felony charge of possession of obscene matter.

Police say the investigation into Martinez-Aguilar was prompted by a cybertip received by the District Attorney's Office.