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Sheriff: Ceres man alleged to possess 100,000 child porn images
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CERES, CA - A Ceres man was arrested Friday on suspicion of having more than 100,000 images of child pornography in his possession.

The FBI and detectives with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department took 52-year-old George Pires into custody following an investigation that began with a 911 call from his East Service Road last October, said sheriff's Sgt. Anthony Bejaran.

Sheriff's investigators obtained a search warrant and recovered several computers and photographs from the residence. Bejaran said analysis of content on the computers revealed more 100,000 pictures of child pornography. Detectives informed the FBI.

Pires is accused of possession and manufacture of child pornography, which are federal charges.

Sheriff detectives are also looking into possible victims of child molestation related to this case. Anyone with information about potential victims or the Pires' investigation was asked to contact Det. Megan Brazil at (209) 525-7082.

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