Child Pornography Suspect Arrested

Child Pornography Suspect Arrested

Ripon Ca. – On 03-05-14, at approximately 0717 hrs, Officer Mario Ysit conducted a traffic stop on a green 1993 Toyota pickup near the intersection of River Rd./N. Ripon Rd.  During the stop the driver was found to be a registered sex offender, who was also on active parole.   A parole search was conducted and suspected child pornography was located in his possession.  Ripon detectives obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence in StanislausCounty and additional evidence was located.

Aaron Michael Mendoza, (40) of Oakdale, was booked into the San JoaquinCounty jail for felony possession and distribution of obscene matter, and a felony parole violation.

Ripon detectives are currently working with allied law enforcement agencies including the Sacramento High Tech Crimes Task Force, and parole agents from the California Department of Corrections regarding this ongoing investigation.

Contact Info:

P.I.O. – First – Sgt. Steve Merchant

Ripon Police Department

259 N. Wilma Ave.

Ripon, CA 95336

209-599-2102 Business

209-599-4034 FAX


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    Ripon, CA 95366

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