John Telesca, a patrol officer in the Bronx, was arrested on August 15 at his home and charged with two counts involving promoting and possessing child pornography .
Prosecutors say Telesca was found to have uploaded at least 60 images of nude children on his electronic devices and shared them through email. The images found featured children approximately eight to 13 years of age, ABC 7 News reports.
Telesca is charged with promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child and possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child. He has now been suspended without pay.