SANTA MARIA, Calif. -- Santa Maria police arrested a man accused of possession of child sexual abuse material and lewd acts with a child.
Detectives say they started investigating 31-year-old Joel McClain in June after getting a tip.
Police searched his Santa Maria home multiple times during the investigation.
Detectives say they identified a child who was a potential sexual abuse victim.
Officers arrested McClain on multiple charges and booked him into Santa Barbara County Jail on $350,000 bail.
Anyone with information is asked to call Santa Maria police at 805-928-3781 ext. 277.