New Rochelle Cop Arrested for Indecency

12 Sep, 2012

By Polly Kreisman

A 31 year old New Rochelle cop was arrested and arraigned yesterday on charges of disseminating indecent material to a minor, a felony.

The Westchester DA’s office says between August 3rd, and August 29th, 2012, the Officer Matthew Melillo engaged an undercover investigator from the Westchester County District Attorneys Office in a series of “chat” conversations through the Internet. The investigator posed as  a fifteen year old girl.

According to the complaint, ” the defendant discussed various specific sexual acts in which he would engage the ‘fifteen year old girl.’  Additionally, the defendant sent a video he claimed to be of himself in a sexual situation while he was ‘chatting’ with the fifteen year old.”

Bail was set at $1000.



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