Elder Aguilar Monzon is charged with five felony counts each of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
According to police, officials with WhatsApp Inc. contacted the GCPD with a cybertip regarding the possible download of child pornography onto a mobile device using their app.
An investigation into the claim led authorities to executing a search warrant on a phone belonging to Monzon. Police say a forensic investigation on the phone then revealed numerous images involving child pornography.
Monzon is being held under a $1,000,000 bond.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.