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Alexander Chief of Staff Arrested Amid Child Porn Allegations (Video)

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Updated 5:18 p.m. | Federal law enforcement agents escorted Sen. Lamar Alexander’s D.C.-based chief of staff from his Southeast Washington home in handcuffs on Wednesday.

Agents arrested Ryan Loskarn "based on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography charges," Department of Justice spokesman Peter Carr said in an email. As of early evening, Loskarn remained in federal custody with a court hearing expected to be scheduled for Thursday at the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C.
Footage from NBC 4