Former Madison County Sheriff's Office employee arrested for child porn

Updated: Nov. 3, 2016 at 3:55 PM CDT
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MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A former employee with the Madison County Sheriff's Office is facing charges of possession of child pornography. 

John Sheldon, who was an information technology employee, was arrested following an internal investigation. 

Officials report the initial investigation was unrelated, but resulted in the discovery of child pornography on Sheldon's computer. 

A warrant and follow-up search of Sheldon's computer resulted in the confiscation of several more computers. 

Sheldon is charged with 2 counts of possession of child pornography. 

It's been one month since Sheldon last worked for the Madison County Sheriff's Office.

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