Arrest of Rhayen Crespo-Garcia for Possession of Child Pornography
SAN JUAN—Special Agent in Charge Carlos Cases of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) San Juan Division announced the arrest of RHAYEN CRESPO-GARCIA. On November 4, 2014, RHAYEN CRESPO-GARCIA was charged with possession of child pornography.
On November 4, FBI special agents and task force officers conducted a search warrant at a residence located in Añasco, Puerto Rico.
As a result of the search, agents identified two computers inside the bedroom of CRESPO-GARCIA, which was located on the first floor of the two-story structure. Agents conducted an on-site preview of both computers and discovered the presence of multiple videos of children under the age of 18 engaging in sexual activities.
If convicted, the defendant faces up to a maximum of 10 years in prison. This case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Pedro Casablanca and is being investigated by the FBI.
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The U.S. government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.