Jacksonville sheriff’s officer Alejandro Carmona Foseca was accused of online solicitation of children, transmitting harmful material to children, and illegal use of two-way communications device. A high school student claimed the deputy sent him inappropriate images via Snapchat. A local media investigation revealed that Carmona-Fonseca had been the victim of 28 complaints by citizens and officers during his fifteen years at the department. These ranged from traffic offenses to improper action to unbecoming conduct. Between other discipline actions, Carmona Fonseca received 15 counseling sessions and five letters of reprimand or written reprimands, more than half of the complained about were sustained.
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