Officer charged in sex case released on home detention

February 03, 2010

Anne Arundel County Police Lt. James B. Cifala was released from federal custody Tuesday, his lawyer said, after having been previously ordered held without bail on charges he received child pornography in the form of sexually explicit text messages from a teenager. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake put Cifala, 47, on a home detention program pending trial, said his attorney, former federal prosecutor Andrew C. White. Cifala was arrested this month after FBI agents alleged he had had an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old girl.

- Tricia Bishop


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