FBI San Juan
Public Affairs Officer Limary Cruz-Rubio
(787) 685-2066
January 16, 2021

Arrest of Derek Muñoz González

SAN JUAN, PR—Special Agent in Charge Rafael A. Riviere Vázquez, of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) San Juan Field Office, announced the arrest of Derek Muñoz González (Muñoz González).

Muñoz González was charged under a complaint with violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2251(a)—Sexual Exploitation of Minors—and 2252(a)(1)&(2)—Certain Activities Related to Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors—for events which took place in Bayamón on January 2021.

Muñoz González was arrested by FBI special agents of the Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force of the FBI San Juan Field Office. The arrest took place on January 13, 2021, after the subject shared multiple images online, which depicted sexual activity involving his 8-month-old daughter and a 15-year-old girl.

This case is being investigated by the FBI San Juan Field Office and is being prosecuted by the Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, Nick Cannon.

Tips and information assist the FBI and its federal, state, and local law enforcement partners. Citizens with information are asked to contact the FBI San Juan Field Office at 787-987-6500, or to submit tips through the FBI’s Internet complaint portal at Tips.FBI.Gov Tipsters can remain anonymous.

The public is reminded a complaint contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt. Defendants are presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty by a court of law. The U.S. government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.