SAPD officer arrested on federal child exploitation charges, officials say
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio Police Department patrol officer was arrested and is facing charges related to the sexual exploitation of children, the FBI San Antonio Division said in a joint news release with SAPD. A federal grand jury indicted Sebastian Torres, 25, on charges of distribution and possession of obscene visual representation of the sexual abuse of children, officials said. Torres was arrested Thursday morning by the San Antonio Police Department. The San Antonio Police Department initiated the investigation and then partnered with the San Antonio FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force, officials said. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus issued the following statement:“The charges against Torres are deeply disturbing.