Man arrested on suspicion of child pornography possession

On March 20, 2011, approximately 1:55 p.m., officers from the La Quinta Police Department were dispatched to the La Quinta Library located at 78-275 Calle Tampico reference a suspicious person at the location.

Steven Vonstein, age 55, was seen attempting to enter the library despite being permanently banned from the location.

Although Vonstein left the library prior to the officer’s arrival, a search of the area by La Quinta officers found him at nearby bus stop. During their contact, officers found Vonstein to be in possession of child pornography. Vonstein was placed under arrest for possession of child pornography and booked at the Indio Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked contact the La Quinta Police Department at 760-863-8990 or via email at [email protected] Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP.

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