MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KSTU) -- A 19-year-old Utah man was arrested early Wednesday morning in California in connection with a months-long child pornography investigation.
According to a post on the Mountain View Police Department's Facebook page, Hayden Hunter of Pleasant Grove, Utah was arrested around 8 a.m. Wednesday in Fremont, Calif.
Hunter was stationed in Fremont where he was serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, police said.
Officers arrested Hunter on "suspicion of child pornography" as well as for distribution of child pornography.
In September 2019, Mountain View Police cyber detectives received a tip that someone in a private Facebook Messenger group chat was connected to more than 20 cyber tips relating to suspected child pornography. This Facebook Messenger group also included members possibly as young as 13 years old.