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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Alaska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 24, 2021

Eagle River Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

ANCHORAGE – An Eagle River man was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Task Force on a federal complaint for child pornography offenses.   

According to court documents, Daniel Brooks, 51, is charged by information with violations related to the alleged possession of and access with intent to view child pornography. As detailed in the affidavit in support of the criminal complaint, the case first came to the attention of the FBI when the chief security officer where Brooks worked reported the discovery of numerous jpeg images of suspected child pornography. The FBI executed a federal search warrant at Brooks’ home for computer related devices. During an interview with FBI agents, Brooks admitted to having over 1,000 images of child pornography on a drive connected to his work computer. 

If the public has any further information regarding Brook’s activities, please contact the FBI Anchorage Field Office at

 (907) 276-4441.

The FBI’s Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Task Force, conducted the investigation leading to Brook’s arrest.  

Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam Alexander is prosecuting the case.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorney’s Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information. please visit www.justice.gov/psc.  

A criminal complaint or information is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.  

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Updated September 24, 2021