Arizona News: Peoria Man, Reynaldo Granado, Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Minor

Arizona News: Peoria Man, Reynaldo Granado, Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Minor

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Reynaldo Granado to 14 years in prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor after using a messaging application to obtain images and video of child pornography.

In February of 2017, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) identified an individual using the username “SluttyIvy” to obtain child pornography on a messaging application.  The account was linked to Reynaldo Granado of Peoria, Arizona.  In April of 2017, a search warrant was served at Granado’s residence and a tablet was found in Granado’s room that contained child pornography.  Granado told HSI agents that he used the name “SluttyIvy” and role-played as a female having sexual contact with children in order to obtain images of child pornography from other users of the messaging application.

On June 14, 2018, Granado entered a plea agreement to one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and one count of Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.  On August 8, 2018, Granado was sentenced to 14 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.  After he is released, he will be placed on lifetime probation.

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SOURCE: news provided by AZAG.GOV on August 10, 2018