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Milwaukee-area social worker arrested for possession of child pornography

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Posted at 8:43 AM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 09:43:11-04

MILWAUKEE — A social worker with the Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services was arrested Thursday for possession of child pornography, according to the FBI.

Bernard J. Trokan, 53, of Merton was taken into custody without incident by the FBI Milwaukee Child Exploitation Task Force in collaboration with the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office, according to the news release.

Trokan is assigned to the adolescent and family services division, the FBI said.

The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office is seeking additional information. People should contact Detective Ross Seitz at 262-896-8042 with any investigative tips.

The FBI Milwaukee Child Exploitation Task Force consists of members from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, Milwaukee Police Department, West Allis Police Department, Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI.