Borger man arrested on explicit conduct counts
A Borger man was arrested on explicit conduct charges stemming from 2011 on TuesdayOn March 20, 2011, at the federal courthouse in Amarillo, James Bradley Taylor, 27 years of age, was charged with one count of a visual depiction of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct in federal court.Later on March 22, 2011, Taylor was charged with one count of attempt of receipt of a visual depiction of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct. And on March 28, 2011, he was charged with his third count for possession of child pornography. On Tuesday April 17, 2012, detectives with the Borger Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division assisted in the execution of the Federal Arrest Warrant issued on Taylor in Amarillo. Court records list a Michigan Street address in Borger as Taylor’s address, but federal authorities arrested him on Janet Drive in Amarillo.Borger Police Department Detectives assisted Homeland Security Investigations Agents, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Amarillo Police Department, and Randall County Sheriff’s Office leading to this federal arrest. Sometime in March 2012, detectives with the Borger Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division received information in reference to an individual who at the time was currently residing in the City of Borger, possibly possessing child pornography. Detectives identified the possible suspect as Taylor, previously of Borger. As the investigation progressed, Taylor’s computer was seized as evidence. The investigation and evidence was forwarded and released to the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations, where a further in-depth investigation took place, which led to an arrest warrant being issued for Taylor. Taylor was indicted by Lubbock Grand jury on April 11, 2012, for all three felony counts.Taylor was given a $20,000 bond and released from custody. His arraignment is set for today at 9:30 a.m. before U. S. Magistrate Judge Averitte.