Former police officer arrested in child porn case - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Former police officer arrested in child porn case

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Bond has been set at $150,000 for a former Ocean Springs police officer charged with six counts of possession of child pornography charges.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd says 46-year-old Lee Leonard was arrested Tuesday. He says Leonard resigned Oct. 14 during an internal investigation by Ocean Springs police.

Jackson County Judge T. Larry Wilson during a hearing Wednesday set bond at $25,000 for each of the six counts.

Authorities say Leonard was returned to jail but they would not say where.

Byrd says deputies seized computers from Leonard's home. He says had numerous movies and photographs depicting images of boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 10 in sexual situations.

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