Possession of Child Pornography Arrest

FAIRFIELD, CT – Over the course of the past several months, the Fairfield Police Department has pursued an investigation into a case of alleged child pornography possession, resulting in the arrest of Dontrell Dayshawn Rodriguez (DOB 02/09/1995) of Fairfield, CT.

Initiated following a cyber tip from the Connecticut State Police Computer Crimes Unit, the investigation underscores our unwavering commitment to combating child exploitation.

Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department Investigative Division diligently pursued leads, executing search and seizure warrants on file hosting services and internet service providers between December 2023 and March 2024.

Evidence collected during these operations identified Dontrell Dayshawn Rodriguez as a suspect in the possession of child pornography. Subsequently, both Arrest and Search Warrants were obtained for Rodriguez's person, electronic devices, and residence in Fairfield.

On March 27, 2024, Dontrell Dayshawn Rodriguez (DOB 02/09/1995) was taken into custody and his electronic devices were secured as additional evidence. He was charged with Possession of Child Pornography in violation of C.G.S. 53a-196d. Rodriguez was held on $75,000 court set bond and transported to Bridgeport Superior Court on March 28, 2024.

"This arrest represents a significant milestone in law enforcement’s efforts to combat child exploitation. The Fairfield Police Department remains steadfast in our commitment to protecting the most vulnerable members of our society. The collaboration with the Connecticut State Police along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has been instrumental not only in this case but in numerous arrests in our town and across the state. This partnership will continue to bring those in possession of such lewd material to justice.”

Dontrell Dayshawn Rodriguez (DOB 02/09/1995)


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