(Boise) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested an Idaho Falls man Tuesday for Sexual Exploitation of a Child.

40-year-old Chad Bruce Claxton is suspected of possessing child pornography. He was booked into the Bonneville County Jail following his arrest.

The ICAC Unit was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office and the Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the exploitation of children is encouraged to contact local police, the Attorney General’s ICAC Unit at 208-334-4527 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.

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