Crime & Justice

Deputy LA City Attorney Christopher Garcia pleads no contest to child porn charge

Assistant Los Angeles city attorney Christopher Garcia has pleaded no contest to a charge of possessing child pornography.
Assistant Los Angeles city attorney Christopher Garcia has pleaded no contest to a charge of possessing child pornography.
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A deputy Los Angeles city attorney has pleaded no contest to a charge of possessing child pornography and must register for life as a sex offender, the district attorney's office said Tuesday.

Christopher Garcia, 57, who was charged last month, will also lose his license to practice law, be placed on probation for five years and must receive sex offender counseling, according to a statement from the DA's office.

A search warrant served in November at Garcia's residence turned up child pornography images on his computer.