CRIME

Logan man arrested for allegedly sharing child porn on Facebook

Dec 27, 2021, 4:16 PM
(Getty Images)...
(Getty Images)
(Getty Images)

LOGAN, Utah — A 33-year-old Logan man was taken into custody last week for allegedly using Facebook to spread child porn.

Thay B. Paw was arrested for investigation of two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, which is a second-degree felony. 

According to the probable cause statement, Logan police received the case earlier this year after a tip from someone on Facebook.

Also, according to police documents, Facebook said it had discovered a user by the name of “Saw Ko” had sent a video containing child pornography to another user.

Authorities issued a warrant for Saw Ko’s Facebook information. Additionally, a subpoena was issued for the IP address.

The information for Saw Ko was eventually tracked down to Paw’s residence in Logan.

After authorities found Paw at his work, he was taken to the Logan City Police Station.

Paw admitted to using Facebook under the name of Saw Ko. When specifically asked about the child pornography video he shared on the social media platform, Paw stated that he couldn’t remember it. He recalled sending other pornographic videos to the other individual, but not one of the children.

Police found images and videos of pornography on Paw’s phone, but no additional child pornography.

Paw was booked into the Cache County Jail.

At an arraignment hearing in 1st District Court on Monday, the prosecution asked that Paw be held without bail. The prosecution said Paw is a danger to the community.

However, the judge in the case set bail at $50,000 and ordered Paw to not have access to the Internet if he is released.

Read more:

Today’s Top Stories

Crime

At least 127 people are dead and hundreds more injured, police say, after chaos and violence erup...
Heather Chen, Raja Razek and Kareem El Damanhoury, CNN

Indonesia stadium riot: At least 127 people reported dead following soccer match, police say

At least 127 people are dead and hundreds more injured, police say, after chaos and violence erupted late on Saturday following an Indonesian league soccer match between two of the nation's biggest teams.
2 days ago
Lisa Garner. Photo credit Draper City....
Mark Jones

Lisa Garner has support of Draper mayor to become next city judge

Draper Mayor Troy Walker is seeking the appointment of Lisa Garner as the city's next judge. The appointment must be approved by the city council on Oct. 4.
3 days ago
Two Murray police cruisers are shown...
Mark Jones

Murray Police warning public to be on lookout for scam

Several reports of a scam have been reported in Murray. According to police, a caller pretends to be from the Murray Police Department and attempts to notify a person of a warrant and insists the person pay the bail amount.
3 days ago
An electronic sign on the campus of the University of Utah was seen displaying pornography today....
Becky Bruce

Slight increase in crime on U of U campus from previous year, report says

There has been a slight increase in crime on campus over the previous year, according to a report released Friday by the University of Utah.
3 days ago
salt lake shooting arrest...
Simone Seikaly

Teen arrested, suspected of aggravated murder in Salt Lake City

The suspect in a fatal shooting on Sept. 10 was arrested in West Jordan after a search warrant pointed to his whereabouts.
3 days ago
pig poop power...
Elizabeth Weiler

Nations largest pig farm exposed, two face criminal charges

ST. GEORGE, Utah — A jury selection is underway after two activists filmed their theft of dying piglets from Utah’s Circle Four Farm in an attempt to save them.  Advocates are calling it a landmark case to establish the “Right to Rescue” animals in distress.  Animal rights activists Paul Darwin Picklesimer and a former Northwestern […]
3 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Young woman receiving laser treatment...
Form Derm Spa

How facial plastic surgery and skincare are joining forces

Facial plastic surgery is not only about looking good but about feeling good too. The medical team at Form Spa are trained to help you reach your aesthetic outcomes through surgery and through skincare and dermatology, too.
large group of friends tohether in a park having fun...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

What differentiates BYU’s MBA program from other MBA programs

Commitment to service is at the heart of BYU’s MBA program, which makes it stand out among other MBA programs across the country.
a worker with a drill in an orange helmet installs a door in the house...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

Home improvement tip: Increase the value of your home by weatherproofing doors

Make sure your home is comfortable before the winter! Seasonal maintenance keeps your home up to date. Read our tips on weatherproofing doors.
Curb Appeal...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

How to have the best of both worlds for your house | Home security and curb appeal

Protect your home and improve its curb appeal with the latest security solutions like beautiful garage doors and increased security systems.
A paper reading IRS, internal revenue service is pictured...
Jordan Wilcox

The best strategies for dealing with IRS tax harassment | You have options!

Learn how to deal with IRS tax harassment. This guide will teach you how to stop IRS phone calls and letters, and how to handle an IRS audit.
spend a day at Bear Lake...
Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

You’ll love spending the day at Bear Lake | How to spend a day at Bear Lake

Bear Lake is a place that needs to be experienced. Spend a day at Bear Lake.
Logan man arrested for allegedly sharing child porn on Facebook