Georgia police officer arrested for obscene Internet contact with a child
Lindsay Moscarello 10 hrs ago 0
A multi-agency undercover operation targeting online predators led to Roswell Police Department arresting Abraham Flores Galvan for Obscene Internet Contact with a child and Enticing a Child to Commit an Illegal Act.
Galvan, a part-time police officer for the Tunnel Hill Police Department, traveled to a Roswell Shopping Center on Woodstock Road on Oct. 12, with the intent to engage in sexual acts with a child under the age of consent.
He was immediately apprehended at the scene with the assistance of North Fulton SWAT.
Tunnel Hill Police Department has been notified of his arrest.
Roswell Police Department has been involved in the multi-agency undercover operation with the goal of the operation was to arrest persons who use the internet to entice children for indecent purposes.
During the operation, Galvan initiated contact with an individual identifying themselves as being a child under the age of consent.
According to information obtained from Roswell Police Department, “the investigation on Gavin started last week when he engaged with what he thought was a 14 year old girl.”
Galvan was booked in Fulton County Jail and was scheduled for his first court appearance on Oct. 13 at 11 a.m.
He is being held at the jail for $10,000 bond and his next scheduled court appearance is Oct. 27.
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