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FARMINGTON — Farmington police have arrested a 35-year-old man on multiple child pornography and solicitation charges.

Shawn Ridgley, of Farmington, was arrested Friday afternoon by officers for the Farmington Police Department on 10 felony charges, according to a Farmington police press release.

Those charges include three counts of sexual exploitation of a child, three counts of child solicitation by electronic device and one count of criminal sexual communication with a child.

Farmington detectives started the investigation of Ridgley on Sept. 21, and it allegedly involved him and a 14-year-old female, according to the press release.

Ridgley was booked into the San Juan County Adult Detention Center.

The investigation into the case is continuing, police said.

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