Newport Beach Police Department
The following is a Joint Press Release issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Newport Beach Police Department.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. – A former planning commissioner for the city of Lake Forest was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography using file-sharing networks on his personal computer.
Jerry J. Zechmeister, 61, of Lake Forest, was taken into custody by investigators from the Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force (OCCETF), including special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and detectives from the Newport Beach Police Department. Continue reading