California Highway Patrol Officer Accused Of Child Porn

(KCRA) A California Highway Patrol officer is at the center of a child pornography investigation.

Patrick Francis Cooney Jr., 54, was arrested at his Auburn home Monday afternoon by Placer County sheriff’s deputies.

“We take it seriously regardless of what type of position a person holds. In this case, unfortunately, it’s involving a peace officer,” Placer County sheriff’s Lt. Troy Sander said.

The arrest stems from a two-week cyber investigation led by Placer County’s Hi-Tech Task Force and found Cooney was “willingly transmitting child pornography,” Sander said.

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