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Incident Report for Case #2018-378896

Incident Type

Miscellaneous Sex Offense

Incident Date

10/23/2018 - 8:45 AM


Rockwell Drive


Ryan C. Bestul, age 42, Madison
Bestul was arrested for possession of child pornography.


This morning, detectives from the MPD's Special Victims Unit (SVU) arrested a 42-year-old Madison man on a tentative charge of possession of child pornography.

Ryan C. Bestul, age 42, was taken into custody after a search warrant was executed on his Rockwell Dr. home.

MPD SWAT and agents from the Wisconsin's Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) assisted SVU.

SVU was acting on a "cybertip" received from DCI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Released 10/23/2018 at 12:48 PM by PIO Joel Despain

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