Deputy L.A City Attorney Arrested on Suspicion of Possessing, Distributing Child Pornography

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A deputy Los Angeles city attorney has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, authorities said Friday.

Christopher Richard Garcia, 57, was arrested Thursday afternoon at his home in San Pedro and booked on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography, said Officer Liliana Preciado, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Garcia had been under investigation since at least November, when authorities served a search warrant at his home and seized computers and other “electronic evidence,” Preciado said.

“At the time, they found some questionable images,” she said.

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Correction: The article originally misstated Garcia’s title. It has since been updated with the correct information.

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