A sheriff's deputy in North Dakota has been arrested for possession of child pornography.
The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation received a tip from Google that the accused had allegedly uploaded child pornography to Google Drive.
The North Dakota BCI located 249 child pornography images when they investigated further.
The deputy was arrested after a search warrant was conducted on him and his residence.
Authorities did not find additional images on the seized electronic devices owned by the accused. However, according to the affidavit in the case, the perpetrator was in group chats with names that are "associated with child pornography."
The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has placed the deputy on administrative leave, pending the conclusion of the investigation. Sav Kelly "Ramsey County (N.D.) sheriff's deputy arrested, accused of possessing child pornography" https://www.grandforksherald.com/news/north-dakota/ramsey-county-n-d-sheriffs-deputy-arrested-accused-of-possessing-child-pornography (Jan. 13, 2023).