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An Aurora police sergeant who coordinated the department's anti-drug program for kids has been arrested on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography.
Morgan Sellman, 39, of Peyton was arrested Friday and booked at the El Paso County Jail, according to a Colorado Springs Police Department media release.
Sellman, a 14-year veteran with the Aurora Police Department, has been placed on administrative leave with pay, Aurora police said.
The Colorado Springs Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Unit served a search warrant at Sellman's El Paso County home on Wednesday "and it was at this time that investigators learned that Mr. Sellman is a sergeant with the Aurora Police Department," the release said.
Sellman was not home when the warrant was executed.
Since the search, "additional evidence has been discovered" in the case, police said.
Investigators contacted Aurora police, who have been cooperative, the release said.
"At this point in the investigation there is no evidence to support that Mr. Sellman ever had any personal contact with a victim or used a city of Aurora computer to store images of child pornography," Colorado Spring police said.
In his most recent assignment with Aurora, Sellman served a dual role as the department's quartermaster and the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) coordinator, Aurora police said.
As quartermaster, Sellman oversaw management of the department's purchasing, distribution and the inventory of equipment and uniforms.