MAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE FIND CHILD SEXUAL ASSAULT IMAGES, VIDEOS ON SD CARD IN SURPRISE
August 19, 2020
A man was arrested at his residence in Surprise on Wednesday after police found dozens of images and videos depicting child sexual abuse and assault on his SD card, according to officials.
Between August 2019 and January 2020, Surprise police received six cyber tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reporting an IP address that was transmitting child sexual abuse materials, according to court documents.
Police found that a minimum of six child sexual abuse images were transmitted from the IP address, according to court documents.
Police obtained a search warrant for the IP address, which was owned and operated by CenturyLink, according to the probable cause statement.
CenturyLink documents revealed that the IP address is registered to Strozewski at a residence near Sunrise and Clearview boulevards, according to court documents.
Police said in the probable cause statement that they also obtained and executed a residential search warrant for the address, where Strozewski and one other person were identified as the occupants of the residence.
Interviews revealed that Strozewski and the other person were the only people in the residence, which had a laptop, two cell phones, a tablet and a desktop computer that's used by both people, according to court documents.
During a forensic preview of an SD card found on top of the desktop computer, police found dozens of images and video containing child sexual assault and abuse material, according to police.
The other person at the residence told police that they've found "inappropriate images" of children on the desktop computer in the past and said that Strozewski said he would "make them go away," according to court documents. Strozewski denied knowledge of the images and videos and declined to answer questions, police said.
Strozewski was arrested by Surprise detectives and transported to the Maricopa County jail, according to Sgt. Tommy Hale, spokesperson for Surprise police.
Strozewski was arrested for one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, according to Hale.
Strozewski was released on bail and his preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 4.
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