Virginia State Trooper arrested for computer invasion of privacy

Posted at 4:26 PM, Jul 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-02 16:26:24-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WTVR)– Crystal G. Ramsey, a 31-year-old Virginia State Trooper, was arrested on June 19th for computer invasion of privacy charges.

Police say they received a tip about Ramsey’s alleged use of the Virginia Criminal Information Network and an investigation was launched.

Ramsey was indicted on June 17th by a Virginia Beach Grand Jury for eight counts of computer invasion of privacy charges. She was indicted in Virginia Beach Monday for one felony count of computer invasion of privacy – sell/distribute information and eight misdemeanor counts of computer invasion of privacy – examine without authority, according to Corinne Geller with the Virginia State Police.

Ramsey had been on paid administrative leave since May pending the outcome of the investigation. Once she was arrested, she was put on unpaid leave.

Ramsey was a trooper on patrol in Virginia Beach and Norfolk since she started working with the VSP in 2004.