San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date of arrest: October 27, 2016

Crime or Incident: PC 288.2(a)- Distribute Harmful Material PC 311.11(a)- Distribute Child Porn

Location: Confidential-Chino Hills and surrounding cities

Victim(s): Confidential

Suspect(s): Matthew Steven Blanchard, age 20 of West Covina

Summary

On Thursday, October 27th, suspect, Matthew Blanchard, was arrested after detectives discovered he had been sending and soliciting pornographic photographs and videos from juvenile females. Blanchard utilized social media accounts to not only receive the pornographic images but asked for them to be sent to him. Detectives served a search warrant at Blanchard’s residence and seized electronic devices belonging to him.

Investigators are releasing Blanchard’s booking photo as they believe there are additional victims.  If anyone has any information regarding Matthew Blanchard, please contact detectives at the Chino Hills Police Department (909) 364-2000. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website www.wetip.com.

 

Photo available at:

https://local.nixle.com/alert/5768286/

 

REFER: Deputy Robert Hoag

STATION: Chino Hills Police Department

PHONE NO.: 909-364-2000

CASE #221603477

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700