He was allegedly caught viewing child pornography on a computer outside a Starbucks.
38-year-old Frank Reddell faces child pornography charges.
Investigators say he took explicit photos of children. And some of the photos were taken in public restrooms.
In the criminal complaint, investigators say Frank Reddell took sexually explicit photos of children.
Some of the pictures were taken in homes where Reddell worked as a handyman.
Others were taken in public restrooms - under and over bathroom stalls.
“Those are serious charges,” ‘said Kirk Sherriff. Sherriff is with the U.S. Attorneys office which is prosecuting the case against Reddell.
“He's charged with two counts of causing and using a minor for the purpose of producing child pornography,” Sherriff said.
Reddell was arrested December 26th after his parole agent saw Reddell reportedly viewing child pornography on a laptop computer.
Reddell was parked outside a Starbucks in
“He found thousands of sexually explicit images of children not only on the computer but also equally disturbing pictures on his cell phone,” said Erica Stuart, with the Madera County Sheriff’s Department.
Reddell was on parole and wearing an ankle monitor for a previous child sex abuse conviction when he allegedly took the photos.
According to the indictment, his
If convicted, Reddell could spend the rest of his life in prison.