July 18, 2012 - Boulder man arrested on child pornography charges
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Boulder man arrested on child pornography charges
A 27-year-old man from Boulder has been arrested on several charges involving child pornography. Shawn McClaran (11/26/1984) was taken into custody at his workplace in Jefferson County and transported to the Jefferson County Jail after failing to surrender to Boulder police.
The case began at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office during an internet investigation they were conducting. The investigator located a computer in Boulder which was sharing child pornography, and then contacted Boulder detectives. The suspect was Shawn McClaran.
Police conducted a search warrant of McClaran’s home and computer and found a number of child pornography files on the computer. McClaran admitted to detectives that he viewed child pornography.
McClaran will face charges in Boulder that include Sexual Exploitation of a Child (distribution of child pornography) and Sexual Exploitation of a Child (possession of child pornography).
The case number is 12-4788.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Jack Gardner at 303-441-1851. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 August 2012 09:17