On May 26th, 2016, McMinnville Detectives served a search warrant on SW Brockwood Avenue, McMinnville for pornographic material involving juveniles. At that time we also arrested Clayton Smith for possession of child pornographic images.
This investigation was initiated based on a mid January report to McMinnville Police Department from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). They reported that a local computer address had been used for sharing/receiving pornographic images that included minor children. McMinnville detectives completed several follow-up steps to verify that the computer address and user were for the above address and the person of Clayton Smith.
Clayton Christopher Smith age 50 of 639 SW Brockwood Avenue, McMinnville, was lodged in Yamhill County Correctional Facility pending arraignment in Yamhill County Circuit Court on ten (10) counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the First Degree. The total Security Release Agreement was $100,000.
Anyone with further information about this case is asked to call Detective Brian McMullen at 503-435-5618 or McMinnville PD Tipline at 503-434-2337