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Thursday, January 27, 2022


On Thursday, January 26, 2022, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Turlock Police Department Detectives arrested 26 year-old Alejandro Daniel Valenzuela, resident of Turlock, after receiving a Cyber tip regarding child pornography the previous day. This tip was investigated by a High Tech Crimes Detective which led him to the identity of the owner of the electronic device used in these crimes.

Valenzuela was contacted, via telephone, and agreed to meet Detectives at the Turlock Police Department. Detectives interviewed him, and as a result, located additional electronic devices. These devices were processed and additional evidence of these crimes were located.

Following the interview, Valenzuela was arrested at the Turlock Police Department without incident. Valenzuela is facing two separate felony child pornography charges; possession of child pornography and sending or selling obscene matter depicting a minor. There were no local victims identified during this investigation.

The Turlock Police Department asks that anyone with information regarding this on-going investigation to call Detective Timothy Redd at (209) 664-7325. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 extension 6780 or email at

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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This information is being released by Turlock Police Department Sergeant Michael Parmley.

Any media requests should contact:
Sergeant Michael Parmley
Office of Professional Standards
Turlock Police Department
Office phone - (209) 664-7345
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