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Youth baseball coach arrested in Hesperia for downloading and distributing child pornography – VVNG.com

HESPERIA, California (VVNG.com) – The coach of the baseball division High Desert PONY has been accused of downloading and distributing child pornography over the Internet, officials said.

The suspect, identified as a 42-year-old Ryan Matthew Pratta resident of Hesperia, was arrested on May 10, 2022.

According to the Fontana Police Department, the search warrant was served at his residence in block 15200 on Kimball Street.

(Kimball Street in Hesperia – google maps)

Within the site, detectives from the Internet Crimes Task Force (ICAC) seized several electronic devices. Officials said evidence had been found relating to the download and distribution of child pornography.

Pratt was arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography and detained at the West Valley Detention Center. Pratt posted bail and was released from custody at 1:00 a.m. on May 11, 2022. According to booking records, he did not schedule a court appearance.

The High Desert Pony Baseball League said Pratt was the coach in their 6th division and was removed from the team.

Anyone with information on this case is requested to contact the Fountain Police Administration Task Force for Internet Crimes against Children at: JDRODRIGUEZ@FONTANA.ORG

Ryan Pratt Hesperia arrested
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PONY Baseball and Softball is a non-profit organization based in Washington, Pennsylvania. Since 1951, PONY has organized youth baseball and softball leagues and tournaments, with over 500,000 players a year playing PONY in over 4,000 leagues across the United States and over 40 countries around the world.

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