Deputy Cavender reviewed a micro SD storage card that had been turned in to police by a concerned citizen. The card contained over 50 images of a nude female child performing sexually explicit acts with an adult male.
An investigation was conducted and the suspect was positively identified as Juan Ventura Astengo, 46, of Blue Jay. The minor child was also positively identified and was found to be 2 years old when the incident occurred.
Videos were located on the card where Astengo had recorded himself having sexual intercourse with an unidentified female who appeared to be 16-17 years old. Deputies are seeking assistance in identifying this female victim.
Astengo who was already in custody at a San Bernardino County Jail Facility on an unrelated matter (Domestic Violence, False Imprisonment, Kidnapping, Narcotics Violations, Criminal Threats) and was additionally booked for Lewd Acts with a Child.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Investigations Division at the Twin Peaks Station, (909) 336-0600 or those wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.