The mayor of College Park, Maryland was arrested on over 50 counts of alleged child pornography.
Patrick Wojahn, 47, faces 40 counts of possession of child exploitative material and 16 counts of distribution of child exploitative material.
Authorities said Wojahn resigned from his post.
“I am stepping away to deal with my own mental health,” Wojahn stated in his resignation letter.
Prince George’s County Police Department issued this statement:
The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse – Internet Crimes Against Child Unit arrested a College Park man this morning for possession and distribution of child pornography. The suspect is 47-year-old Patrick Wojahn.
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…