A Sahuarita man was arrested when officers found several child pornography images inside a Sahuarita home early Wednesday, authorities said.

Michael Adams, 51, is facing 16 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, associated with Adams allegedly possessing the images.

Officers served a search warrant at the home in the 100 block of East Calle Trona at 6:30 a.m., a Sahuarita Police Department news release said.

Police initially received information that someone at the home may be in possession of child pornography.

"After serving the search warrant, probable cause was developed to arrest Michael Adams..." the department said.

Adams was booked at the Pima County jail. No further information has been released.

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Sahuarita police detectives.

Contact Star reporter Shaq Davis at 573-4218 or sdavis@tucson.com

On Twitter: @ShaqDavis1

Reporter

Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.