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Newbury Park Man Arrested for Advertising Sexually Explicit Images of Minors and Other Offenses Involving Child Pornography

FBI Los Angeles October 30, 2012
  • Public Affairs Specialist Laura Eimiller (310) 996-3343

LOS ANGELES—A Newbury Park man was arrested Monday afternoon after being indicted for a range of charges involving child pornography, including advertising the illegal content, announced Bill Lewis, the Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office, and André Birotte, Jr., the United States Attorney in Los Angeles.

Arlan Bustillos, 35, was taken into custody without incident on Monday afternoon by investigators with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, the Thousand Oaks Police Department, and the FBI.

A federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment in United States District Court in Los Angeles naming Bustillos on October 26, 2012.

According to the indictment, Bustillos knowingly advertised, distributed, received, and possessed distributed child pornography.

The investigation of the allegations involving Bustillos is continuing.

If convicted of the charges, Bustillos faces a statutory maximum of 130 years in federal prison.

This investigation is being conducted by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, the Thousand Oaks Police Department, and the FBI. Bustillos is being prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California.