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Twin Falls man arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of a child

February 23, 2017 GMT

BOISE — Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested a Twin Falls man Wednesday for alleged Sexual Exploitation of a Child.

Judah Carl Thomas Lyda, 44, is suspected of possessing child pornography. He was booked into the Twin Falls County Jail following his arrest.

The ICAC Unit was assisted by the United States Postal Service, Twin Falls Police Department and Twin Falls County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the exploitation of children is encouraged to contact Twin Falls Police at 208-735-4357, the Attorney General’s ICAC Unit at 208-334-4527 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

The Attorney General’s ICAC Unit works with the Idaho ICAC Task Force, a coalition of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to investigate and prosecute individuals who use the internet to criminally exploit children.