UC Merced student accused of distributing child pornography

August 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A UC Merced student is in jail and accused of distributing child pornography.

Officers arrested Shawn Belloso at a home on Solano Court near Sunset Drive on Thursday. A Merced police officer who works with the Central Valley High Tech Crime Unit led the investigation.

Detectives say the 23-year-old was using a computer to view and send the child pornography.