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Honolulu FBI Arrests Pearl City Man on Child Pornography Charges

FBI Honolulu January 23, 2013
  • Special Agent Tom Simon (808) 566-4300

On Friday, January 18, 2013, the Honolulu FBI arrested Ray K. Yokoyama, age 52, of Pearl City, Hawaii, for violations of federal child pornography laws. He was charged with one count of child pornography production (maximum penalty 30 years in prison) and one count of child pornography possession (maximum penalty 20 years in prison). The arrest occurred at his home without incident Friday afternoon.

The defendant was arraigned in Honolulu U.S. District Court on Friday and ordered held until a detention hearing could take place. His detention hearing is scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday, January 24, 2013) at 1:30 p.m. before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang.

The public is to be reminded that a criminal complaint is not evidence of guilt, and all defendants are to be considered innocent unless or until proven guilty in court.