(Boise) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested a Pocatello man on Wednesday, December 15, for alleged sexual exploitation of a child.
37-year-old Benjamin R. Frasure was booked into the Bannock County Jail. He is alleged to have possessed sexually exploitative material.
The Pocatello Police Department, Idaho Falls Police Department, United States Postal Inspection Service, District 6 Probation and Parole Office and the Bannock County Prosecutor’s Office all assisted the ICAC Unit with the case.
Anyone with information regarding the exploitation of children is encouraged to contact local police, the Attorney General’s ICAC Unit at 208-947-8700, or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.
The Attorney General’s ICAC Unit works with the Idaho ICAC Task Force, a coalition of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to investigate and prosecute individuals who use the internet to criminally exploit children.
Parents, educators and law enforcement officials can find more information and helpful resources at the ICAC website, ICACIdaho.org.