Friday, September 6, 2013

NJ - Ex-cop (Robert Waterman) sentenced in child porn case

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09/06/2013

CAMDEN (AP) - A former southern New Jersey police officer has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to obstructing the FBI's investigation of his alleged possession of child pornography.

Robert Waterman, a 32-year-old Wrightstown resident who served with the Pennsville police force, was sentenced Friday in Camden to a 15-month prison term.

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said the FBI began a criminal investigation of Waterman in March 2010.

After he was interviewed by federal agents, Waterman removed a computer hard drive from his garage and later destroyed it while in his patrol car at police headquarters.

He admitted doing that in a bid to impede the FBI's investigation.


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