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SJPD Arrests Suspect for Possession of Child Pornography
Filed under Press Release, on 3/5/2020 3:56:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Possession of Child Pornography CASE NUMBER: 20-064-0525
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 
SUSPECT: Matthew Joseph Goulart AGE: 29 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose resident
Suspect Matthew Joseph Goulart


San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force/Child Exploitation Detail (CED) arrested Matthew Joseph Goulart for Possession of Child Pornography (felony) - 311.11 PC.

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, ICAC Task Force investigators received a cyber tip that suspect Matthew Goulart was in possession of child pornography. During the follow-up investigation, detectives located child pornography, and learned Goulart has a history of working with young children as a music teacher in the bay area including San Jose, Belmont, and San Carlos. Detectives arrested Goulart in Palo Alto later the same day and subsequently booked him into Santa Clara County Jail for the above listed charges. In addition, detectives served a search warrant at Goulart's residence in San Jose as part of the ongoing investigation.         

Anyone with information regarding this incident or any other similar incidents is urged to contact Detective Frank Montoya of the San Jose Police Department's ICAC/CED Unit at (408)537-1382.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.


BY: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Anderson #3459 
DATE: 3/5/2020 TIME: 3:55 PM DATE: 3/5/2020 TIME: 3:55 PM


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