During Sex Assault Investigation, Police Chief Caught Running Child Porn Ring on Facebook

The city of East Helena is currently looking to fill the position of police chief within their department as their current chief is no longer employed. He quit in March amid a sex assault scandal and has just been arrested for distributing child sexual exploitation material on social media.

On March 2, Police Chief William Harrington submitted his resignation letter to the city of East Helena after he was accused of sexual assault. According to public records, on February 1st, someone filed a complaint with the Lewis & Clark County Sheriff’s Office, claiming that Harrington had sexually assaulted them. A criminal investigation by the Montana Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation was launched in March and is currently still underway.

Fast forward to this month and the chief’s case is looking grim as he now faces new charges of receiving and distributing child pornography on Facebook.

According to the criminal complaint, Harrington was under investigation for child porn before the sex assault investigation. The complaint states that in September 2020, a law enforcement officer began investigating a Cybertip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s CyberTipline, a national centralized reporting system for the online exploitation of children.

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Author: HP McLovincraft

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