DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – According to a criminal complaint filed Thursday, March 4, Denton Police Officer David Schoolcraft is charged with distribution of child pornography.

The FBI arrested Officer Schoolcraft on Wednesday afternoon, March 3.

The alleged crime happened in late December 2020.

An affidavit with details on the criminal investigation is currently sealed.

A preliminary hearing in the case is set for Friday, March 12 in federal court.

Schoolcraft is on administrative leave pending the outcome from his criminal case and the concurrent administrative case.

Schoolcraft has been a patrol officer with the department for 15 years. Staff