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SJPD arrested suspect for Attempting to Mfg. Child Pornography and Hidden Camera
Filed under Press Release, on 8/2/2017 11:00:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Attempt to Manufacture Child Pornography / Hidden Camera in Restroom  Case Number :  17-211-9715
LOCATION: 438 Toyon Ave., San Jose DATE: 7/30/2017
SUSPECT: El Verde Nguyen AGE:  34 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident

Suspect El Verde Nguyen
San Jose: The San Jose Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force arrested El Verde Nguyen for Attempt to Manufacture Child Pornography (felony) - 664/311.4(c) PC and Hidden Camera in Restroom (misdemeanor) - 647(j)(3)(A) PC. 

On July 30, 2017, the San Jose Police Department received information about the suspect's involvement in the above listed crimes.

On July 31, 2017, ICAC detectives conducted follow-up investigation at the suspect's place of business, The Enlightenment Studio, located at 438 Toyon Avenue in San Jose. A small recording device was found in the restroom. At least one image involving a child under the age of 10 years old was also found and seized as evidence. The San Francisco Division of the FBI was contacted for assistance and they will be taking a comprehensive look at the recording device. Nguyen was arrested and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on noted charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Christian Mendoza of the San Jose Police Department's ICAC (Sexual Assaults) Unit at (408) 537-1397.

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: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Jason Ta #3265
DATE: 8/2/2017 TIME: 10:30 AM DATE: 8/2/2017 TIME: 10:45 AM


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