Detroit police officer investigated for allegedly possessing, distributing child porn
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DPD Officer Miguel Angel Martinez

via WXYZ:

DETROIT -- (WXYZ) -- A Detroit police officer is being investigated for allegedly possessing and distributing child porn, according to a criminal complaint filed today in federal court.

The Detroit Police Department held a briefing on the investigation Wednesday afternoon. Scroll down to watch that briefing.

The document states DPD officer Miguel Angel Martinez used an online peer-to-peer sharing program to distribute child pornography videos in September of 2016.

A sergeant with a sheriff's office in Reno, Nevada noticed keywords related to child pornography material being shared from the IP address belonging to Martinez.

The sergeant was able to download a number of files from Martinez containing child pornography, according to the complaint.

On February 21, a search warrant was executed at the home of Officer Martinez in Trenton and computer material was seized.

In an interview with authorities, the complaint states that Officer Martinez admitted to using the file sharing program to download files and said that he "may have seen" child pornography files.

We're told Officer Martinez has been suspended with pay.

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