A Florida Highway Patrol captain has been arrested and is facing a child pornography charge.

Florida Highway Patrol Captain Arrested On Child Porn Charge

A Florida Highway Patrol captain has been arrested and is facing a child pornography charge.

45-year-old Christopher Chappell was taken into custody Wednesday and is being held at the Broward County Jail in Ft. Lauderdale.

Chappell is facing at least one charge for access with intent to view child pornography, according to Broward County Jail’s website and he is currently on a US Marshal’s hold.

A Florida Highway Patrol captain has been arrested and is facing a child pornography charge.

An online search for the now-former captain revealed he was part of Troop L, which is divided into three districts: Fort Pierce, Lake Worth, and Davie.

The FHP site reads: Troop L is divided into three districts: Fort Pierce, Lake Worth, and Davie. Fort Pierce, which oversees patrol functions in Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties. Lake Worth, which covers Palm Beach County, is commanded by Captain Kevin Strickland. The Davie District covers Broward County.

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Chappell’s first appearance in federal court is scheduled for today and is currently held on no bond.

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