Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Michael Tataryn, 27, of Bullhead City, Monday (11/9) afternoon on ten counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, felonies. Investigations began July 8th, 2015, when Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding online child pornography.
Follow-up investigations led detectives to Tataryn’s residence in the 1700 block of Arriba Drive where a search warrant was conducted. Upon further investigation, a forensic examination of a mobile phone belonging to Tataryn contained child pornography.
Monday (11/9) afternoon, at about 2:15 p.m., detectives contacted Tataryn at a residence in the 1700 block of Arriba Drive where he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.