A Maryland State Police sergeant based out of Cecil County was arrested and charged with possessing child pornography.
State Police identified the suspect as 48-year-old Christopher Black, Sr., of Elkton, Maryland, who faces six counts of possession of child pornography.
On April 6, 2023, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an online user uploaded a picture depicting possible child pornography.
The user was later identified as Black, a 21-and-a-half-year veteran of the Maryland State Police, who is employed as a sergeant at the North East Barrack.
FILE- Maryland State Police vehicle. A Maryland State Police sergeant is accused of possessing child pornography. (Maryland State Police / Facebook)
Department officials consulted with the Cecil County State’s Attorney’s Office about the situation pertaining to Black and an arrest warrant was issued.