May 20, 2022

Ex-Montana police boss confesses to youngster pornography charge

A previous Montana police boss has confessed to conveying kid erotic entertainment through online media

Incredible FALLS, Mont. A previous Montana police boss confessed Tuesday to conveying kid erotic entertainment through online media, the U.S. Lawyer’s Office in Montana said.

William Daly Harrington, 43, entered his blameworthy supplication before U.S. Region Judge Brian Morris, who booked condemning for April 13. A request understanding calls for three different charges to be excused.

Harrington went through around 12 years with the East Helena Police Department and was elevated to boss in April 2019.

In the wake of conceding, Harrington was delivered forthcoming condemning. He faces a required least sentence of five years to 20 years in jail, examiners said.

As per the criminal grievance, a FBI specialist got a tip from Facebook in September 2020 that a record that not really set in stone to have a place with Harrington shared a physically unequivocal picture including a young lady who was around 10 years of age.

Further examination observed Harrington imparted a few pictures of porn to one more, still up in the air to have a place with Harrington’s better half, between November 2019 and August 2020. In excess of twelve of the pictures seemed, by all accounts, to be photographs of minors in their initial youngsters, as per court records.

Extra pictures were found on Harrington’s cellphone.

He was put on leave in February after the city learned of a rape charge against him. Harrington surrendered on March 5.