- The now-former mayor of College Park, Maryland, was arrested on child pornography charges Thursday morning, adding to a long list of mayors accused of preying on young children while exploiting the trust of their communities.
- Patrick Wojahn, 47, is charged with 40 counts of possession of child exploitative material and 16 counts of distribution of child exploitative material, according to Prince George’s County Police.
- Wojahn, who was elected mayor of College Park in November 2015 after serving as a city council member since 2007, submitted his letter of resignation Wednesday night, city officials said.
13 Mayors Arrested For Child Sex Crimes Since 2021
A man is seen handcuffed after being arrested by the national civil police on corruption charges in San Salvador on April 26, 2021. - The Salvadoran National Civil Police (PNC), Attorney General's Office (FGR) and Ministry of Justice and Security carried out an operation called Monarca (Monarch), in which 16 people were captured, including two mayors and a former deputy accused of corruption. (Photo by MARVIN RECINOS / AFP) (Photo by MARVIN RECINOS/AFP via Getty Images)
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