36 year old Daniel Oneil of Boise has been arrested for the possession of thousands of images of child pornography.

The arrest comes after a thorough investigation by the Boise Police Department and the U.S. Marshall Fugitive Task Force.

Oneil was in possession of several images of children, many which were sexually exploitative in nature. Several of the images were of children under the age of 8.

Officers said they have no evidence that any of the children in the images were local, but the investigation continues.

Oneils arrest follows an investigation that began in December of 2016 and resulted in his arrest. He is currently being held in the Ada County Jail.