A 30-year-old Maryville man was arrested Friday on a count of sexual exploitation of a minor after authorities allege child pornography was found on a computer in his home.
Matthew David Soileau, 30, Mountain View Circle, Maryville, was the subject of an undercover investigation by members of the Blount County Sheriff's Office Hi-Tech Evidence and Technology (HEAT) Unit and Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) that spanned several days.
According to information from the sheriff's office, investigators executed a search warrant at Soileau's Maryville residence and seized his computer. Investigators reported finding several images of child pornography on the computer. Soileau was arrested at the residence after authorities served the search warrant.