EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA & MyNews4.com) -- A former sergeant with the El Dorado County Sheriff's Department was arrested on a child pornography charge, KCRA reports.
William Wilson, who retired this year while investigators looked into the allegations, has been taken into police custody and released.
In January 2013, the department learned one of its employees might be involved in "inappropriate activity and launched an investigation into Wilson's possible involvement.
KCRA reports the department learned he ha committed a crime, then it turned over the findings of its investigation to the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office, and officials there reviewed the case. Criminal misdemeanor charges were filed against Wilson.
Wilson turned himself in to the El Dorado County Jail.