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What a(n) (Alleged) Dirtbag

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This makes my stomach turn.  And it hits kind of close to home.

The feds say they have arrested Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy Phil Wentzel for manufacturing child porn.  The name may sound familiar to you.  For years Wentzel was the primary spokesman or the sheriff's department before receiving a big promotion.

Now the FBI says that Wentzel was a serial manufacturer and distributor of child porn. The allegations are chilling and disgusting. He allegedly took pictures of pre-pubescent girls either asleep or drugged, being sexually assaulted.  He then shared the images with others It is sickening.

I dealt with Wentzel on a regular basis when I was a TV reporter over at Today's TMJ 4.  He was the guy that would pontificate to us about 'catching bad guys' and 'doing the right thing' etc. It makes me sick.  If the allegations are tur, I am disgusted.

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