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Fountain man arrested for alleged child exploitation


Last updated 12/8/2021 at 9:53am

Daniel Matheny

Fountain Police arrested a man on child exploitation charges. Now they're trying to identify any further witnesses or victims.

Here is the full news release:

On December 7, 2021, at approximately 7:30 AM, detectives with the Fountain Police Department executed a search warrant in the 7000 block of Trione Lane, reference a cybertip received from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC).

Evidence recovered during the search warrant led to the arrest of 25-year-old Daniel Conner Matheny of Fountain, Colorado. He was booked into the El Paso County Justice Center on felony charges related to the Sexual Exploitation of Children (Possession and Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material).

The Colorado Springs ICAC Task Force is comprised of members from the Colorado Springs Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Fountain Police Department and Special Agents with Homeland Security.

FPD Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in locating any additional witnesses or victims who may have information pertaining to this case. If you have any information, please call Sergeant Sheyna Marshall at (719) 382-6918

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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