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SVPD: Man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 13:28:19-05

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (KGUN) — Sierra Vista police arrested a man on sexual exploitation charges over the weekend.

On Friday, Jan. 29, SVPD served a search warrant at the home of 37-year-old Joshua Rasmussen in the 500 block of Graham Place.

According to SVPD, Rasmussen was associated with a social media account used in the transfer of illicit child images to other social media users. An Internet address helped lead officers to his home in the Sierra Vista area.

Rasmussen was booked into the Cochise County Jail on five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

If you have any information related to this case, call SVPD Detective Thomas Ransford at 520-452-7500.