Date/Time of Offense: January through May 2021.
Offense(s)/Charge(s): 20 Counts of Felony Sex Offender Failing to Register Online Identifier
Felony Third Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
Location of Incident: Southern Iredell County.
Suspect(s): Isaiah David Musto, 33 Years Old
107 Samara Lane
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115
Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: In April of 2021 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office concerning an individual being in possession of child pornography.
The investigation was assigned to Detective C. James of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit.
Detective James conducted an investigation into the allegations. He was able to conduct interviews with persons connected to the case, in addition he applied for and executed several search warrants on various internet providers and other social media outlets.
As a result of this investigation, Isaiah David Musto was identified as the suspect in this case. Musto is a convicted Sex Offender having been found guilty of Felony Soliciting a Child by Computer in 2020.
Based on the evidence gathered in this matter, Musto was charged with: One Count of Felony Third Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, and 20 Felony Counts of Sex Offender Failing to Register Online Identifier.
Musto was arrested on Monday, May 17, 2021. He was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was served with the 21 felony charges. He then appeared before Magistrate R. Imes who issued a No Bond.
The case is still on-going as additional results are waiting, pending search warrants results still outstanding.