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Sheriff: Registered sex offender in Chico arrested for possession of child porn

Deputies with the Butte County Sheriff's Office said they arrested a registered sex offender for possession of child pornography.

Posted: May 10, 2021 1:05 PM
Updated: May 10, 2021 1:06 PM

CHICO, Calif. – Deputies with the Butte County Sheriff's Office said they arrested a registered sex offender for possession of child pornography.

On May 6, detectives contacted 39-year-old Clinton Kennedy in Chico and arrested him for violating the terms and conditions of his parole. 

Earlier this year, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) detectives began investigating Kennedy, who is a registered sex offender and on active state parole. Deputies also said they located evidence that he was downloading child pornography.

During Kennedy’s arrest, law enforcement located Kennedy’s cell phone.

Deputies conducted a forensic search of Kennedy’s cell phone and said they located videos of child pornography. On May 7, detectives contacted the Butte County Jail and placed Kennedy under arrest for a felony charge of possession of child pornography.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with additional information about this investigation to contact Detective Mary Barker at 530-538-7671

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