The Democrat mayor of College Park, Maryland, resigned from the position one day before being arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography.
Disgraced mayor Patrick Wojahn, 47, was arrested on Thursday after stepping down on Wednesday.
Wojahn is facing a total of 56 charges related to child pornography.
Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) wrote in a press release, “on February 17, 2023, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children notified the PGPD that a social media account operating in the county possessed and distributed suspected child pornography. The image and videos had been uploaded to the social media account in January of 2023. Through various investigative techniques, PGPD investigators discovered the social media account belonged to Wojahn.”
Eleven days later, on February 28, PGPD detectives served a search warrant at Wojahn’s home. They seized multiple cell phones, a hard drive, a tablet, and a computer.