Joshua David Fancher, 25, was arrested by detectives from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, authorities said.
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The authorities in Florida said they arrested the police on Tuesday, who allegedly sent “threatening messages” to obtain the “nude photos” of a woman from Georgia.
Orange City police officer Joshua David Fancher, 25, was arrested at the department on a felony warrant from Georgia “charging him with making terrorist threats,” according to a news release from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, the detectives made the arrest.
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“The victim reported that numerous threatening messages from an unknown person is trying to extort her with nude photos,” authorities said.
Among the messages allegedly sent by Fancher, “that started through Instagram, included threats to kill the victim and kill and/or rape of her family members if they do not have the pictures,” the sheriff’s office said.
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The arrested officer’s residence in DeLand, Florida, was searched by the detectives, to help the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia, which is handling the investigation, authorities said.
Fancher quit his job with the police in the middle of the cost and was “the Volusia County Branch Jail, where he was to be held without bond,” according to the sheriff’s office.