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Former metro major indicted on child porn charges

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Douglas Burkhalter (Source: Chatham Co. Detention Center) Douglas Burkhalter (Source: Chatham Co. Detention Center)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Douglas Burkhalter was indicted by a Chatham County grand jury on Wednesday in connection with sexual exploitation of children. 

The married father of two who retired in 2007 after 39 years with the Chatham County and merged Savannah-Chatham police department.

Burkhalter was indicted on several counts of sexual exploitation of children. The first count alleges that on Jan. 10 he was in possession of digital child pornography, and the second count alleges he was in possession of child porn on Jan. 16 and the third count alleges he was in possession of child porn on April 10, according to the indictments. 

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