Larry Brinkin, S.F. Gay Rights Activist, Arrested on Child Porn Charges -- Again

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Larry Brinkin
Larry Brinkin, the high-profile gay activist who was arrested earlier this summer on child pornography charges, was booked in jail again today after police obtained even more evidence allegedly linking him to child porn.

Sgt. Michael Andraychak tells us that Brinkin, 66, turned himself in today at about 10:30 a.m. at the Hall of Justice after police secured a $240,000 arrest warrant for him. He was booked on two felony counts of possession and distribution of child pornography. He is expected to be arraigned in court tomorrow.

See Also: SFPD's Details of First Arrest Warrant
Brinkin was first arrested in June after police were tipped off that the well-respected community leader had been using the e-mail address to view images of children as young as perhaps a year old being sodomized by and performing oral sex on adult men, accompanied by highly racist commentary.

Police seized items from his house, including computers, videos, VHS tapes, and a floppy disc. However, the District Attorney did not file charges, and instead asked police to continue investigating.

"The police did further investigation and brought it back to the DA and a warrant was signed," Andraychak said.

Brinkin retired from the city's Human Rights Commission in 2010, and has been a beloved member of the gay community; the Board of Supervisors declared the first week of February as "Larry Brinkin Week."

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"District Attorney did not file charges" Oh really, because he is a "protected class"?

Scott Shepard
Scott Shepard

Off topic but tiny eyes and big ears; this fucker can be a cartoon!

George D. Perezvelez
George D. Perezvelez

Just go away Larry....your service to the community can no longer either shelter you or offer any forgiveness for your despicable sickness!

mrericsir topcommenter

Cue an endless stream of freepers who can't understand the difference between two adults having consensual sex and child porn.

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