Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey News Release
Public Information Officer
May 13, 2019
Man Pleads No Contest to Possessing Child Pornography
A Los Angeles man pleaded no contest today to one felony count of possessing child or youth
pornography, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Clark Warren Baker (dob 8/26/57) entered an open plea to the court, which means a sentence was not
negotiated with the District Attorney’s Office.
Sentencing is scheduled on June 21 in Department 31 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center. Baker, who
is a retired Los Angeles Police Department officer, faces a possible maximum sentence of three years in
Deputy District Attorney Angela Brunson of the Cyber Crime Division prosecuted case BA476751.
On Nov. 28, 2018, images of child pornography were discovered on an external hard drive during a
search of Baker’s home, the prosecutor said. The case was filed for arrest warrant on April 8.
The case was investigated by the LAPD Juvenile Division, Internet Crimes Against Children Unit.
About the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her
staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our
community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights.