CALAIS – A federal law enforcement officer who also is a former Calais police officer has been charged with possessing child pornography.
Roy Wise, 49, was arrested Thursday night by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit at his home 63 Spring St. Wise is a federal law enforcement officer assigned to the Cutler Naval Facility and is a former Calais police officer.
The computer crimes unit was asked to investigate Wise by Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) which suspected him of viewing child porn on his work computer and his computer at home.
Wise is charged with one count of possession of sexually explicit material of someone under the age of 12. Following his arrest, he was taken to the Washington County Jail. He is now free on bail.
There is no indication any of the images were children from Maine.