SC MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD PORN 2/3/14 1620 OG

RICHARD LESTER BRODE, A 67-YEAR OLD SANTA CRUZ RESIDENT, WAS ARRESTED AND BOOKED INTO SANTA CRUZ COUNTY JAIL TODAY (MONDAY) AFTER A POSSIBLE CHILD MOLESTATION INCIDENT WAS REPORTED TO THE SANTA CRUZ POLICE DEPARTMENT.     DETECTIVES SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT ON BRODE’S RESIDENCE OVER THE WEEKEND AND DISCOVERED BOTH PRINTED AND DIGITAL CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.     THE INVESTIGATION ALSO REVEALED THAT BRODE ALLEGEDLY MOLESTED SEVERAL YOUNG GIRLS WHILE HOLDING THEM AGAINST THEIR WILL.     HE IS BEING HELD ON CHARGES OF ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO COMMIT RAPE,  FALSE IMPRISONMENT,  LEWD CONDUCT WITH A CHILD UNDER 14, AND POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.    

ANYONE WITH ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE SANTA CRUZ POLICE DEPARTMENT.

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