Michael TatarynMohave 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.