News Story


Internet Child Pornography Arrest
7/13/2011 8:00:00 AM



Nature of Incident:  Internet Child Pornography Arrest


Date & Time/Report:  July 13,2011  / 11-15633


Unit Responsible:  Thousand Oaks Police /Internet Crimes Against Children Unit and F.B.I. SAFE Team       


Suspect                                                 City of Residence        Age


Tom Keller Nation                                 ThousandOaks          42



The Thousand Oaks Police Department / Internet CrimesAgainst Children Unit and FBI arrested Thousand Oaks resident, Tom KellerNation, age 42, for possessing child pornography.


Theinvestigation began in May of 2011, when an undercover detective of TheThousand Oaks Police Department / Internet Crimes Against Children Unit using apublicly available file-sharing program saw that Nation was sharing illegalchild pornography.  The downloaded imagesand videos contained visual depictions of actual minors engaging in sexuallyexplicit conduct. 


Asearch warrant was served today at Nation's residence.  Nation's computer was seized and turned overto the Southern California High Tech Task Force who will conduct a forensicexamination of the computer.


Nation was arrested without incident at his residence andbooked on felony possession of child pornography into the Ventura CountyJail.  Nation's bail is set at $50,000.


TheThousand Oaks Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Unithas made the investigation of online sexual predators, and those who choose toexchange images of child pornography a top priority, and will continue toaggressively investigate, identify, and prosecute those persons involved inInternet Crimes against Children.


Officer Preparing Release:  Detective Anthony Aguirre

Follow-up Contact: Detective AnthonyAguirre   (805) 371-8309 /           

Date of Release: July 13, 2011

ApprovedBy:  Captain Tim Hagel