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SOCET Task Force Served Child Porn Search Warrants in Eagle Point and RR

The Southern Oregon Child Exploitation Team (SOCET) joint interagency task force served search warrants this week in Eagle Point and near Rogue River.

According to the initial investigation, the cases do not appear to be connected. Detectives are interviewing possible involved parties and witnesses, and the investigations are ongoing.

SOCET served the first search warrant on Tuesday at a residence in the 100-block of Keystone Way in Eagle Point. The investigation began after a suspect sent child exploitation imagery to undercover law enforcement. The Eagle Point Police Department assisted with the warrant service.

Investigators served the second search warrant that afternoon at a converted school bus on a property in the 6500-block of Rogue River Highway near the City of Rogue River. The investigation began after a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. That led to subpoenas followed by the search warrant at the residence. Josephine County Community Corrections assisted with the warrant service.

SOCET was also assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Police and Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force. Investigators seized digital devices that will be forensically examined for further evidence of child exploitation.

SOCET is a joint interagency task force that started in June 2020 to combat child exploitation.
Posted on 6/14/24 6:17AM by Sam Marsh