• Matt Esnayra

Ex-LBPD cop sentenced to 6 years for distributing child porn



The U.S Attorney’s office announced that former Long Beach police officer Anthony Brown was sentenced on Monday to six years in federal prison for distributing sexually explicit images of children.


Details:

Brown, a 27-year veteran of the force and former resident of Lakewood, pleaded guilty in March to one count of distribution of child pornography. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, from October 2019 through May 2020, Brown engaged in chats, discussed, and “distributed images of teenage and prepubescent girls engaged in sexually explicit conduct.”

  • Brown engrossed himself in chats with MeWe users in which he “posed as his wife and discussed encouraging fictitious minor female relatives to participate in group sex acts.”

  • While on duty with the LBPD, Brown shared explicit images of children and after being charged with possession and sharing child porn, Brown left the LBPD

What’s Next:

Brown will have to pay $15,000 and is required to be under supervision once released from prison for the rest of his life. Brown currently lives in Island, Kentucky.

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