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Deputy City Attorney Arrested For Child Porn
A deputy attorney for the city of Los Angeles has been arrested on charges related to child porn.
Christopher Richard Garcia was arrested at his home on Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles Police Department told the LA Times. The 57-year old was booked on suspicion of possession and distributing child pornography, but has since posted bail. Charges include sending or bringing obscene material into the state for sale and possession of material depicting minors engaged in sexual conduct.
Garcia had been under investigation since November of last year. "When our office became aware of these allegations ten months ago, Mr. Garcia was immediately placed on administrative leave, where he remains today," said a spokesman with the City Attorney's office. Authorities raided Garcia's San Pedro home last year and seized computers and other "electronic evidence."
"At the time, they found some questionable images," said the LAPD spokeswoman.
Garcia is a graduate of Harvard Law School and has worked with the City Attorney's office since 1999, according to NBC 4.
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