Tarrytown cop found guilty on charges of child porn, possessing a machine gun
WHITE PLAINS (NY) – A federal court jury Tuesday found a Tarrytown police officer guilty of receipt and distribution of child pornography, possession of child pornography, and possession of an illegal, unregistered fully automatic submachine gun.
The trial against Anthony Rypka, Jr., in White Plains, lasted one week.
Rypka was convicted of one count of distributing and receiving child pornography, which carries a sentence of five to 20 years in prison; one count of possessing child porn, which carries a sentence of up to 10 years; one count of possessing a machine gun, which carries up to 10 years in prison; and one count of having a firearm that was not registered to him, which carries up to 10 years in prison.
He will be sentenced next January.