Child porn suspect arrested in Carson City | NevadaAppeal.com

Child porn suspect arrested in Carson City

Nevada Appeal staff report
Raife Edwards

One man has been arrested by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division for possession of child pornography, according to a news release from the department.

In October, the Major Crimes Unit of the NDI received a request to assist with a possession of child pornography investigation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

On Nov. 20, the month-long investigation concluded with the arrest of Raife Edwards for violations of NRS 200.730.1 – possession of pornography of person under 16, first offense; NRS 200.720 – promote sexual performance of a minor, age 14 or older.

Edwards was booked into the Carson City jail, and bail was set on his first court appearance at $20,000. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 6 at 9:30 a.m. in the Carson City Justice Court, Department II.

The Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division – Major Crimes Unit, works in partnership with local, state, and federal agencies to provide investigative assistance when requested in support of local efforts to assure Nevada communities are safe.