Former Brunswick Officer pleads guilty to sending teen sexually explicit material

Brunswick police officer pleads guilty.

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --  According to United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty, the Brunswick Police Officer accused of trying to send sexually explicit material to a teenage girl has pled guilty Wednesday.

Attorney Delahanty said 25-year-old Garrett Brosnan waived indictment and pled guilty in U.S. District Court.

Delahanty said Brosnan sent an investigator a picture of himself exposing his penis. The investigator told him she was a 14-year-old girl from Arizona.

Court records show that agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) were investigating a report that an unknown adult male had an inappropriate online interaction with a minor girl in Arizona.

After an undercover online conversation with Brosnan in late May,  

Officials said Brosnan faces a sentence of up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000, and supervised release of up to three years. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by HSI offices in Maine and Arizona.

Copyright 2016 WCSH


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