Alabama sheriff's deputy arrested on child pornography charges 03/28/2019 2:23 pm PDT Comments WHNT / Jefferson County via WHNT: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT/AP) -- A sheriff's deputy in Alabama has been arrested on child porn charges. Al.com reports 56-year-old Phillip Humphries, of Trussville, was taken into custody Wednesday on a charge of possession of obscene material and later released after posting bail. Humphries resigned from his job as a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy after learning of the investigation by the state Attorney General's Office. It's unclear what prompted the investigation. Humphries was hired to work at the sheriff's office in 1989. MORE: Jefferson County sheriff's deputy arrested on child porn charges - WHNT #AP #Alabama #Birmingham #ChildPorn #LawEnforcement #WHNT Related Stories Police: Google tip leads to child porn charges for Utah man Police chief charged with child sex crimes in Pennsylvania Police: Images of local kids among child porn found in home of teacher’s aide Porn actress, director accused of sexually abusing young girl: police Virginia couple arrested after child porn investigation leads to drug bust Ex-school counselor charged in sex abuse, child porn case involving student Man who sliced boy's hand with sword indicted for rape, child porn Former school custodian charged with possessing child porn Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.