Odessa man charged with possession of child pornography

Leoncio Espinoza Jr., 43. (Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA -- An Odessa man has been charged with possession of child pornography a little over a week after he was arrested for sexual assault of a child.

Leoncio Espinoza Jr., 43, is charged with Possession or Promotion of Child Pornography, a 2nd Degree Felony.

Espinoza was arrested on Tuesday, May 29 following an investigation into a report of a 15-year-old girl being sexually assaulted.

According to the Odessa Police Department, the victim had been sexually assaulted by a person she knew for the past ten years.

Through investigation detectives identified the suspect as Espinoza.

Detectives then obtained search warrants for Espionoza's three cell phones.

It's there police say that child pornography was found.

Another warrant was obtained for Espinoza who was charged accordingly.