Jaime Coffee, Director of CommunicationsOffice of Media Relations601 North 7th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
CHP Media Relations: (916) 843-3310
ISLETON, Calif. – An Isleton man was
arrested Monday, Oct. 23, 2023, on suspicion of possessing and distributing
child sexual abuse material (CSAM) after a two-month investigation by the
California Highway Patrol (CHP) Computer Crimes Investigation Unit (CCIU).
James Stanley Skaggs, 60, is facing
felony charges for violations of PC 311.11(A).
He was booked into the Sacramento County Jail and is being held on $1
“Every arrest that safeguards our
children from harm is a resounding declaration that we will not tolerate the
exploitation of innocence,” said CHP Commissioner Sean Duryee. “As law enforcement officers, we are committed
to protecting the safety of the most vulnerable among us.”
investigation by the CHP began in August 2023 when an investigator in CCIU
identified an Internet Protocol address in Isleton that was suspected of
downloading and distributing a significant quantity of CSAM.
Oct. 23, after determining the exact location of the residence, a residential
search warrant was served at a residence on 4th Avenue in Isleton. A device at the residence revealed several
gigabytes of CSAM pictures and videos of children aged 3 to 13. Skaggs was linked
to the device and was taken into custody without incident.
CCIU was assisted by the California Department of Corrections and
Rehabilitation and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Hi-Tech Crimes Task
mission of the CHP is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and