Former University Hospital staffer charged after more than 400 nude photos of young girls found on computer
Thursday, March 14, 2019
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A former University Hospital employee is charged with computer pornography and child exploitation after hundreds of photos were found on his computer and cell phone.
According to a warrant, Ricardo Dale Alva, 64, was arrested March 7. He was arrested at University Hospital where he was a resource coordinator who "assisted with hospital codes during his shift and managed staffing," according to hospital officials.
The arrest warrant claims Alva has 453 nude photos of girls ages 3 to 15 on multiple electronics: his computer and cell phone.
Although Alva did not have contact with any patients at University, the hospital released the following statement: