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Smyrna detective arrested on child sex exploitation charges

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A detective with the Smyrna Police Department was arrested and charged Monday with distribution and possession of child pornography. Michael Anthony Kealty, 33, is accused of distributing child pornography via his Snapchat account in August 2023. Federal agents executed a search warrant at his residence on Sept. 22, 2023, and found more child pornography in his Snapchat account, according to …


DOJ seeks other victims in Sussex child pornography case

Staff WriterGovernment, Headlines

State prosecutors are seeking help in the case of a Sussex County pastor charged with soliciting child porn. Leonard Eley, 62, the pastor of Storm Shelter Ministries in Laurel, was found with two photos of a naked underage person, said Caroline DeJose, a public information officer for the Delaware Department of Justice. Investigators said Eley paid for the photos of …