City Government

Former Springfield mayor’s son charged with child sex crimes

Benjamin Lundberg

SPRINGFIELD — Three days after Christine Lundberg abruptly resigned from her position as Springfield mayor, her son was arrested on child sex abuse charges. 

Benjamin Lundberg, 39, of Springfield was arrested on Aug. 18 on 10 counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse, according Springfield Police sgt. David Lewis.

Lundberg’s arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation into child pornography involving the Springfield Police, the Eugene Police and other State jurisdictions, including Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC).

On Aug. 13, a search warrant was served at . . .