• Forecast
  • News Tip
  • Categories
Temperature Precipitation
Estimated read time
1m 3s

Man arrested for sexual abuse of a minor; distribution, production and possession of child pornography

By KTVA CBS 11 News 12:13 PM November 21, 2013

Police are asking anyone with information to call 786-8500

ANCHORAGE – Anchorage police arrested 44-year-old Kevin Dale Callander on a “no bail” plus court-approved third party arrest warrant Wednesday, authorities said.

The warrant consisted of five counts of distribution of child pornography, one second-degree count of sexual abuse of a minor, two counts of unlawful exploitation of a minor, two counts of indecent viewing or photography and three counts of possession of child pornography, according to a police release.

The investigation started this fall after an undercover detective and the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received “illicit images depicting the sexual exploitation of children from Callander,” the release said.

On Oct. 29, the ICAC task force, including APD detectives, Alaska State Troopers and special agents from the United States Postal Service, searched Callander’s residence on Windsor Place in Anchorage. Computers and digital media were taken and examined by the APD Cyber Crimes Lab, which revealed videos depicting sexual exploitation of children as young as 3 or 4.

Police identified and contacted several children in the videos, but they suspect there may be more victims in Anchorage and Florida. The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information to call 786-8500.

Editor’s Note: Based on information from APD, this article originally stated that Callander was 46 years old.

Latest Stories

  • Politics

    Optimism, eagerness among Alaska’s newest legislators

    by Associated Press on Jan 16, 13:52

    Among Alaska’s newest legislators, there is optimism and an eagerness to get to work on addressing the state’s multibillion-dollar budget deficit. Rep.-elect George Rauscher of Sutton says he’s “pretty jazzed” about the legislative session opening Tuesday. Rauscher, who last year upset incumbent Rep. Jim Colver, a fellow Republican, says he anticipates legislators getting something accomplished […]

  • Lifestyle

    Can caffeine perk up heart health, too?

    by Amy Norton / Health Day / CBS on Jan 16, 13:48

    The caffeine in your morning cup of joe may do more than jolt you awake — it may also help dampen the type of inflammation that’s linked to heart disease risk factors, a new study suggests. Researchers found that an inflammatory mechanism was dialed up in certain older adults, but not others. When it was […]

  • On-Air

    Teacher of the Week: Dee McKee

    by James Gaddis on Jan 16, 12:54

    The day after Dee McKee learned her big brother Mike Kelly died in a plane crash, she went to school as usual. “I just felt that this was a place that I would be buoyed up, and that’s exactly what happened,” said McKee. KTVA 11’s Teacher of the Week was flooded with cards and condolences […]

  • Weather

    Coldest temperatures in several years forecast for Southcentral Alaska

    by Rachael Penton on Jan 16, 11:27

    The forecast is calling for bitter cold temperatures across a majority of Alaska this week, including Anchorage. Monday will bring continued snow from Southcentral Alaska north to the central Interior. The snow will taper off from south to north Monday night into Tuesday. Once the skies begin to clear, temperatures are forecast to plummet. Many areas will […]

  • Lifestyle

    Bendable and foldable phones are coming. Are you ready?

    by Jessica Dolcourt / CNET on Jan 16, 10:49

    She pushed down hard on the rectangular phone and, like a slap bracelet, it cinched around her wrist. The audience gasped; the internet went wild. This articulated wraparound phone — known as the CPlus — was a concept device Lenovo used to wow the crowd as part of a larger launch last June that included the modular Moto […]

  • News

    Alaska reaches criminal justice agreement with tribe

    by Associated Press on Jan 16, 8:16

    The state has given a tribal government in western Alaska authority to hand down sentences for low-level offenders in its jurisdiction. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Saturday that the agreement between the state and the Anvik Village Tribe has been described as a model for other tribes to take more active roles in their communities’ criminal […]

  • Weather

    Another round of snow across Alaska: Winter weather advisories in effect

    by Melissa Frey on Jan 15, 21:14

    The next storm system to impact Southcentral, southeast and interior Alaska is moving into Prince William Sound Sunday night. Here’s how this storm will affect each region: Southcentral Snow showers started picking up Sunday evening and will continue to fall overnight through early afternoon on Monday. Most of the area is under a winter weather […]

  • Sports

    Basketball team from Florida travels to Alaska

    by John Thompson on Jan 15, 19:18

    When the Riverview Rams boys basketball team boarded a plane in Sarasota, Florida, they had no idea what what was waiting for them in Alaska. Most players had never seen snow, and some had never flown on a plane. Riverview Rams of Sarasota, FL basketball team explore AK Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage @airlinesclassic #AAClassic17 […]