Roger Byg, Former Member of Joe Arpaio's Posse, Arrested on Child-Porn Charges

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MCSO
Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a posse swearing-in ceremony in Cave Creek.


A former member of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's posse was arrested by MCSO deputies on child-pornography charges.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 73-year-old Roger Byg was a posse member in the old-folks community of Sun City and even had served on the posse's board before resigning early last year. MCSO's computer crimes division detectives served a search warrant Thursday at his Sun City home.

According to the MCSO, a computer-repair technician called authorities on Monday. He said Byg had brought his desktop computer to him for repairs, and he found what the Sheriff's Office describes as "a large amount of images depicting what he believed to be child pornography and that they were extremely disturbing . . . "

According to the Sheriff's Office, there were "several hundred images" of young children involved in sex acts found on that computer and a "substantial amount" of child pornography found on his laptop, which was seized during the search of Byg's home.

Byg was booked into jail on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Recall that a couple of years ago, CBS 5 found that several of Arpaio's posse members had criminal records, including "arrests for assault, drug possession, domestic violence, sex crimes against children, disorderly conduct, impersonating an officer -- and the list goes on."

State and county records don't show anything of a previous criminal history for Byg.

Also recall that an old political ally of Arpaio's, former minuteman Chris Simcox, was arrested last year on child-molestation charges. Simcox wasn't a member of Arpaio's posse, but it seems relevant given the fact that Arpaio's office under-worked hundreds of sex-crime cases, while a handful went completely uninvestigated.

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Roger Byg.

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24 comments
vagabond545454
vagabond545454

No one should be surprised sexual deviants work with Arpaio....anyone with half a brain would know anyone male or female who finds it amusing to put men in pink undies, feed them green bologna, feed them twice a day, and finds it cute to feed them bread and water as a punishment when the two meals a day do not get them to obey yes Arpaio has a nick name Joe "the Marquis De Sade" Arpaio, 400 cases of child molestation not investigated, two of his top commanders caught in a homosexual on duty love affair when his email system was subpoena's were issued and executed! It takes a at minimum a sadist to enjoy other human beings misery, pain, at maximum a sexual deviant sadist!

Cozz
Cozz topcommenter

If MCSO does the investigating, he has nothing to worry about, MCSO doesn't care about child porn or child molesters.

2SunInOz
2SunInOz

The article says the guy is a member of 'the Sheriff's Posse. There are dozens of Posses. Which one? Search and Rescue? President Baiting? 

Was the posse involved in school outreach? Don't you think Maricopa parents would be interested to know if the Sheriff was putting child pornographers in contact with potential victims?

Ray Hernandez
Ray Hernandez

True Detective: joe arpaio IS the Yellow King

mikeknowles
mikeknowles

Whydoes Sheriff Joe name appear in this article? It has nothing to so with him. Oh yeah it's the libtard media trying to muddy up Sheriff Joes name. Sheriff Joe is my hero Go Joe!

nychuck
nychuck

Arrested or not, it does not change the fact Obama, or whatever his name is has published a forged birth certificate, a forged Selective Service Registration form and is using a social security card that has failed e-verify.


Do any of you Kool-Aid drinkers know of a certified forensic document examiner that would authenticate what Obama published? Please list his name.


You think your going to tell the gullible Obama followers the PDF can't be authenticated? Don't. You will be very embarrassed.

66rock
66rock topcommenter

Wonder if these guys that Joe's raves about all the time, are still parked outside of schools to guard against against a school shooting here.  Joe shamelessly used the posse to gain attention when all were watching the aftermath of what happened in Ct and he missed the attention.  Shout out to the citizen who called on him last Monday, good work! 

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

Yikes.  thank god he was caught at least


WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

Have the IP addresses of the sender been tracked back to Fresno?

Tiffany Wohl
Tiffany Wohl

Argh! :( yeah, let's send the posse to schools! Great idea! ...Said those with distorted views and hidden agendas.

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

The Red Cross vets volunteers for stuff like this. Apparently Joe doesn't. All you need to be on his geriatric posse is snow on the roof.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967 topcommenter

Mike, the accused was a member of Joe's posse.

It's important to point that simple fact out. Arpaio ought to do background checks on the people he selects for the posse don't you think?

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967 topcommenter

Chuck, this has zero to do with Obama.

BTW, Article IV Section I of the U.S. Constitution says Obama's birth certificate is real. That's also why at least a dozen federal courts have rejected your bullshit claims.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@WhoKnows  (i dont know how many people will catch that one, a lot  of the regulars will............ but that was the best laugh i have had in a long long time. i even keep checking on it just to see who "likes" it and or gets it)

nychuck
nychuck

@MaskedMagician1967  A dozen federal courts in addition to another 100+ cases and not ONE of the courts permitted discovery or deposing any of the underlying government agency officials from Hawaii Dept of Health, Social Security Administration (Where Obama is using a number that failed e-verify) or selective service system (Where Obama's registration card is forged) 


Why haven't any of these officials testified or produced underlying records, microfiche?


Biggest cover-up to ever occur in America. Any you know it! 

nychuck
nychuck

@MaskedMagician1967  I understand. Criminals inside vital statistics sectors of health departments commit felonious criminal acts and you would like us to be believe, like your screen name, like a magician the charges dissipate into thin air as they point to Article IV, Section 1. Is that the nonsense you are peddling? 

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@danzigsdaddy  I simply don't know what you think this was "a laugh", as Fresno is known as a hotbed of porn sites that include minors, animals and sheriffs!

(maybe more will understand now!)  :-o

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@WhoKnows well...that should clear it up. (thumbs up)

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