Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography NR17316ml

October 25, 2017

North Hollywood: On October 25,
2017, Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
Juvenile Division, Internet Crimes Against Children Unit and
Investigators from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Child
Exploitation Investigations Group (CEIG), and Federal Bureau of
Investigation (FBI) arrested Bruce Douglas Paddock, 59 years old,
of North Hollywood, for violation of 311.11(A) Penal Code,
Possession of Child Pornography.

The investigation of Paddock was initiated after evidence was
discovered inside a business located in the 9000 block of San
Fernando Road in Sun Valley. Paddock had been squatting inside the
business and after his eviction, the evidence was discovered.

At the time of the initial investigation Paddock was a transient
and could not be located. Paddock was recently located in the 5300
block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard in North Hollywood.

Bruce Douglas

Detectives have provided a photo of Bruce Douglas Paddock in case
there may be victims of unreported incidents and they are asking
for the public’s assistance in locating them.

The investigation was presented to the Los Angeles County District
Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office filed 1-count of
California Penal Code Section 311.11(c) (1), possession of over 600
images of child pornography, and 19-counts of California Penal Code
Section 311.3(A), sexual exploitation of a child.

Paddock was booked and is being held at the Los Angeles Police
Department’s Metropolitan Detention Center. Paddock’s bail is set
at $60,000.00.

The LAPD is the principal agency for the Los Angeles Regional
Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, with 74
Federal, State and Local affiliate law enforcement agencies that
detect and investigate child predators that use the Internet as a
means to contact children for the purposes of sexual exploitation
or deal in child pornography.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact
Juvenile Division ICAC, Officer in Charge, Lieutenant Andrea
Grossman or Police Officer III Anthoney Keller at (562) 624-4027.
The public is reminded that any suspected inappropriate contact
with a minor or knowledge of child pornography on the Internet,
should be immediately reported to their local law enforcement
agency or to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
at (800) 843-5678, or missing, who will forward the
information to the appropriate law enforcement agency on a
nationwide basis.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed
to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain
anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the
“Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.