DIRTBAG ROUNDUP Charles Sheriff’s Officer Alexander Sullivan Sentenced to Two Years in Prison on Child Porn Conviction

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DIRTBAG ROUNDUP Charles Sheriff’s Officer Alexander Sullivan Sentenced to Two Years in Prison on Child Porn Conviction

GREENBELT, MD.  – United States District Judge Paul W. Grimm on Dec. 21, 2017, sentenced former Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy Alexander C. Sullivan, age 38, of King George, Virginia, to 2 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession of child pornography. 

The sentence was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen M. Schenning; Special Agent in Charge Andre R. Watson of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); Sheriff Troy D. Berry of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office; and Sheriff Steve F. Dempsey of the King George County Sheriff’s Office.

Charles County Sheriff’s Officer Sullivan convicted in Federal Court of child porn distribution

According to the plea agreement, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) received four tips from a company that provides cloud security concerning suspected child pornography being uploaded to a specific telephone number in October and November 2016.

An officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Department conducted a search on the telephone number and determined that it belonged to Alexander Sullivan of Indian Head, Maryland. 

A state search warrant for Sullivan and his telephone was executed in Charles County on November 17, 2016. 

A preview of the materials on the phone allegedly revealed more than 100 images and at least seven videos containing child pornography.

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