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FDLE arrests police officer for unauthorized access of computer systems

 
For Immediate Release
October 7, 2020
 
WILDWOOD, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, with the assistance of the Wildwood Police Department, arrested Christine Reynolds, 48, of Wildwood, on one count of offenses against users of computers. Reynolds, a police officer with the Wildwood Police Department, was arrested today at the Department.
 
FDLE began its investigation at the request of the Wildwood Police Department in May. The investigation found that Reynolds accessed the police department’s internal systems and emails using the credentials of another officer. Reynolds allegedly downloaded and disseminated emails from his account without permission. 
 
Reynolds was booked into the Sumter County Jail.  The Office of the State Attorney, 5th Judicial Circuit will prosecute this case.‚Äč
 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001