An assistant to the U.S. House of Representatives Sergeant at Arms was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography.
Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, announced Thursday that Stefan Bieret, of Burke, faces 10 felony charges related to the possession of child porn. The 41-year-old was arrested on Wednesday.
According to a release from Fairfax County Police, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was alerted to a “potentially illicit image being uploaded to a Dropbox account,” after which it notified the Northern Virginia-Washington, D.C., Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Dropbox is an online file-hosting service. The owner of the Dropbox account was determined to be living in Fairfax County. The Fairfax County Police Department said that its detectives started investigating in August and found more images of child sexual abuse material on the Dropbox account. Further search warrants helped the detectives identify Bieret.
Bieret was arrested at his home after detectives executed a