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John Telesca NYPD Officer Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

John Telesca NYPD officer has been suspended without pay following his arrest on child pornography charges. 38-year-old John Telesca was arrested at his home in Port Chester Thursday by investigators from the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

According to a felony complaint, Telesca was found to have at least 60 images of nude children approximately eight to 13 years of age on his digital devices and shared through email.

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He is charged with promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child and possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child. Telesca, a patrol officer with the NYPD in the Bronx, was released on $5,000 bail. He is due back in court on Sept. 12.


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