Suspect Arrested For Child Pornography

Suspect Arrested For Child Pornography
Posted on 12/04/2018
On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at approximately 6:15 a.m., Chino Police officers served a search warrant in the 13100 block of Magnolia Avenue related to an ongoing child pornography investigation. 48-year-old Michael Askew of Chino was subsequently arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography.

Over the course of their investigation and through their ongoing proactive efforts, Detectives discovered that Askew had downloaded and distributed video and images via the internet.  Chino Police Department Detectives utilize various forms of technology to proactively investigate internet crimes involving children to seek out and arrest those possessing and distributing pornographic files depicting children.

Askew was booked at the West Valley Detention Center for the possession and distribution of child pornography. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Franks at (909) 334-3169 or at rfranks@chinopd.org.