Vineland police sergeant accused of using his position to obtain child sex materials

Christopher Ortiz has been suspended without pay since March 2023.

Matt Trapani

Apr 25, 2024, 9:41 PM

Updated 24 days ago

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A suspended Vineland police sergeant was indicted for allegedly using his position to obtain child sex abuse material.
Christopher Ortiz was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, official misconduct and tampering with the welfare of a child.
The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General says that Ortiz requested the materials from a subordinate relating to a case associated with the Vineland Police Department, along with possessing at least 100 items related to child abuse.
Ortiz has been suspended without pay since March 2023.
He could serve a maximum of 15 years in prison if he is convicted.


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