SLC employee arrested, accused of accessing police databases on undercover operations

The Utah Attorney General's Office has arrested a Salt Lake City information technology worker, accused of illegally accessing city law enforcement databases to access information about undercover operations.

Patrick Kevin Driscoll, 50, was arrested on suspicion of computer crimes, obstruction of justice, aiding prostitution, exploiting prostitution, and theft. He was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail where he is held without bail.

According to a probable cause statement obtained by FOX 13, police were investigating Michael Ricks, 49, who is already facing criminal charges of human trafficking. Police interviewed two sex workers who indicated another man was providing Ricks with "law enforcement sensitive data that was not available to the public."

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