Seeking Victims of Child Pornography Predator

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Staff Reports

Adelanto – On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, investigators from the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail, began an investigation into a cyber tip that was reported by Google. The cyber tip contained images and videos of child pornography. Investigators determined the account belonged to Juan Beltran.

On May 11, 2018, at 12:27 pm, detectives, and deputies contacted Beltran inside a business, located in the 16000 block of Main St. in the city of Hesperia. Investigators determined Beltran used large, colorful hair bows to exploit minors. At the conclusion of their investigation, Beltran was arrested. Beltran was booked into the High Desert Detention Center for possession of child pornography and contacting a minor with intent to commit sex acts. Beltran’s booking photo is being released as investigators believe there may be additional victims who have not come forward.

Juan Beltran of Adelanto arrested for possession of child pornography &contacting a minor w/intent to commit sex acts

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Brian Arias of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the WE-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at