Flagstaff man arrested for child pornography

A Flagstaff man is behind bars on ten counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

The Coconino County Sheriff's Office says they were contacted by the FBI about a man in the Flagstaff area who they was involved in the possession and distribution of child pornography.

They believe that 28-year-old Leroy Behnke had numerous images of young children, and even infants, engaged in sexual acts.  They say it appears the images came from several online chat rooms and were also distributed to other users ont he web.

FBI agents and Coconino County deputies served a search warrant on Behnke's residence, and seized a laptop during the raid.  Behnke was interviewed by a sheriff's detective and an FBI agent, and reportedly implicated himself in the exchange of child pornographer.

Behnke was booked into the Coconino County jail and he is being held on $75,000 cash bond.
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