The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has charged Neal McCoy (Age 18 of Fridley, MN) with possession of child pornography.


Investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Crimes Against Children Detail and the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command completed an investigation into the possession of child pornography by a reserve member of the United States Army National Guard who was living on the Fort Irwin Army Base, in Barstow. On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, Neal McCoy was arrested.

After reviewing this case, our office has charged McCoy with violating the following section of the California Penal Code:

Penal Code Section 311.11(a) – Possession of Child or Youth Pornography
Every person who knowingly possesses or controls any matter, representation of information, data, or image, including, but not limited to, any film, filmstrip, photograph, negative, slide, photocopy, videotape, video laser disc, computer hardware, computer software, computer floppy disc, data storage media, CD-ROM, or computer-generated equipment or any other computer-generated image that contains or incorporates in any manner, any film or filmstrip, the production of which involves the use of a person under 18 years of age, knowing that the matter depicts a person under 18 years of age personally engaging in or simulating sexual conduct, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 311.4, is guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, or a county jail for up to one year, or by a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), or by both the fine and imprisonment.


DA Case Number: 2020-00-0036603
Court Case Number: MVI20006549
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