Former East Moline firefighter arraigned on 2-counts of receipt and transmission of child pornography
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - East Moline Fire Chief Robert DeFrance said Wednesday a firefighter has resigned after being charged with receipt and transmission of child pornography.
According to DeFrance, the department was aware Former East Moline Firefighter, Kyle DuPrey, had been arraigned on a two-count indictment of receipt and transmission of child pornography.
DuPrey resigned his position with the City of East Moline through his attorney, effective Wednesday, DeFrance said. DuPrey was previously placed on administrative leave pending criminal and internal investigations.
DeFrance said the City of East Moline has fully cooperated and will continue to cooperate with investigators and federal prosecutors in this matter.
City officials said they will not comment further on this matter due to the ongoing criminal investigation.
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