March 24, 2023
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
43-year-old male wanted for Sexual Exploitation of a Child
Boulder County, Colo. - On February 21, 2023, an arrest warrant was issued for 43-year-old Stevie Brown Jr. for ten counts of §18-6-403(3)(b.5), Sexual exploitation of a child-possession, with one Class 4 Felony and nine Class 5 Felonies. The arrest warrant has no bond and Brown was last known to reside in the 1700 block of Whitehall Drive in the City of Longmont. He is described as 5’08” tall, 155 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. It’s believed Brown may be somewhere in the Lakewood area. He was made aware of the warrant for his arrest and has since not been able to be located. If you know his whereabouts, please contact Detective Katie Tkach with the Boulder County Digital Forensics Lab at 303-441-3646.
This investigation began after the Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force received information about the possession of CSAM from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). A search warrant was executed on February 8, 2023, at Brown’s residence where additional evidence was located.
Boulder County Sheriff’s Office houses local members of Colorado ICAC task force, comprised of Boulder County Digital Forensics Lab investigators from Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Longmont Department of Public Safety, Boulder Police Department and Boulder County District Attorney’s Office. In addition to other responsibilities, investigators assigned to the Boulder County Digital Forensics Lab are tasked with investigating child sexual exploitation cases and high technology crimes, plus digital forensics expertise and analysis on a wide range of cases.
The associated Boulder County Sheriff’s Office case number is 22-06032.
Agencies who assisted with this investigation include the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder County District Attorney’s Office, Boulder Police Department, Longmont Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC), is a group of local and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as prosecutors located in and around the state of Colorado who are trained and dedicated to protecting children online by investigating and prosecuting crimes committed against children, facilitated by the internet, technology, and computer usage. Colorado ICAC is a member of the National ICAC Task Force.
If you suspect a child is being sexually exploited online, you can report it online (link is external) or by calling 1-800-THE-LOST.
As in every criminal case, these charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty.
/s/Sergeant Jeff Pelletier