Man arrested Thursday morning for creating and distributing child pornography

On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, the Turlock Police Department received three tips reporting child pornography. These tips were investigated by a high tech crimes detective and leads pointed him to Vy Timmy Tuy, 26, of Turlock, and his residence in the 1300 block of Geer Rd.

On Saturday, July 17th, 2021, detectives visited Tuy at his residence and interviewed him. During their visit, they located evidence in connection to the crimes. The evidence was taken to the Turlock Police Department where it was processed and additional evidence was located.

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2021, at approximately 10:15 am, Tuy came to the Turlock Police Department where he was arrested without incident. Tuy was booked into the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center on charges of distribution of child pornography, using a minor to produce child pornography, and possession of child pornography. There were no local victims identified during this investigation.

The investigation remains on-going. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Timothy Redd at 209-664-7325 or by email at You can also leave an anonymous tip at the Turlock Police Department’s tip line at 209-668-5550 extension 6780 or by email at

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