The initial news was bad enough. A music teacher at their children’s elementary school in Montgomery County was in jail, accused of keeping child pornography on his laptop computer. Then details began to emerge. There were other images, described by police as inappropriate, with at least some taken inside the school. Go To Site

"Although her pornography career has concluded, the ongoing availability of her pornographic materials on the Internet will continue to impede her from being an effective teacher and respected colleague," Cabos-Owen said in the 46-page decision issued Friday by the Commission on Professional Competence. Halas, 32, was continually deceitful about her nine-month career in porn before she went to work at the school, the judges said. Go To Site

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For two years now, William Britt has been subbing in classrooms around the Florida Keys, including inside a handful of local elementary schools. At home, Britt was stockpiling hundreds of images of child pornography. After a landlord spotted the illegal porn and called the police, Britt admitted he was "sick" and said he worked at schools because he "enjoyed the company." Go To Site

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A former Brooklyn high school teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly collecting reams of child pornography while still on probation for his first child porn conviction.

  Craig Roffman, 41, a former James Madison High School English teacher, was originally arrested on child porn charges in 2005 after police caught him with illicit images...

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A Haines City teacher who previous worked in Pinellas County was among three people arrested on charges of possessing child pornography in a Polk County. Those arrests and 13 others were the result of an undercover sting that also targeted online solicitation of minors for sex, Polk Sheriff Grady Judd said Tuesday. Matthew Tillesen, 28, a geometry teacher at Haines City High School, faces 50 counts of possession of child pornography.

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A former music teacher is accused of sexually abusing young children. Police say the victims were his students at a Silver Spring elementary school. Police identified 14 sex abuse victims from child porn found at Lawrence Joynes home in February. He was arrested a short time later on a child pornography charge. The crimes allegedly happened in his classroom at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School. "It included inappropriate touching as well as the suspect asking the victims to make sexually suggestive gestures and sometimes he made those sexually suggestive gestures," said Corporal Rebecca Innocenti, a spokesperson for Montgomery County Police.

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A 27-year-old high school teacher in Virginia has been arrested for sexting a former student after his parents found nude pictures of her on his phone. Cara Alexander, an English teacher at Woodside H.S. in Newport News, was charged with several offenses, including contributing to the delinquency of a minor... Parent Anthony Bailey said that his teenage son (not the victim) recalled Alexander as “a very nice teacher and ... he had a good time in her class.”

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Police in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania arrested a local high school Spanish teacher on Thursday for allegedly creating and disseminating Photoshopped images of naked bodies — to which he attached students’ faces. The teacher, Jeffrey Schmutzler, had four terabytes of data storage capability at his home, reports Public Opinion, a local newspaper.

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A middle school principal, and former "Teacher of the Year," has reportedly been arrested and charged with multiple counts of sex crimes against children. Darin Pearson, 32, is charged with three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, according to a news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

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A former third-grade teacher who admitted to taking photos of her students dancing in their underwear provided a laundry list of bizarre excuses for her behavior. Kimberly Crain of McLoud, Okla., pleaded no contest in January to exploitation and pornography charges. Crain blamed menopause, hypnosis, an "emotionally absent" husband, high cholesterol and depression for her illegal acts, according to a letter to the court.

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A Beaverton middle school teacher on the run since being convicted of child pornography in January has been captured in Mexico. A senior law enforcement source, speaking on a condition of anonymity, confirmed that 36-year-old Logan Storm was arrested in Mexico Monday night. Storm will be extradited to Oregon by U.S. Marshals.

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A man employed as a tutor with Cleveland County Schools is on leave after local law enforcement said he was arrested for viewing and distributing Internet child porn. Michael John Stark was arrested and charged last Thursday following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

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U.S. Marshals are now asking the public to keep an eye out for two cars in connection with the manhunt for a former Beaverton teacher. Logan Storm removed his ankle monitoring bracelet last week on the same day a jury found him guilty of possessing child pornography. The bracelet was found in Troutdale, and Storm is now a wanted man.

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A teacher at Tenino Elementary School is in custody Thursday, charged with possession and receipt of child pornography.

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A San Diego middle schoolteacher was arrested Tuesday after federal authorities executing a search warrant said they found pornographic images of children on computer discs in his North Park apartment. The teacher was named in a federal complaint as Timothy James Hensley.

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A teacher at a Pinellas Park elementary school was arrested Friday on child pornography charges, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said. John M. Kaneski, 42, 2164 Edythe Drive, Dunedin, was arrested on 10 counts of possession of sexual performance by a child. Additional charges are possible, deputies said.

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Police said they arrested a teacher’s assistant at South Miami Heights Elementary School for peeping on female staffers as they used the ladies’ bathroom.

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A band teacher at a Putnam City School was arrested Tuesday, accused of possessing and distributing child pornography. Police say 38-year-old Eric Mowery is facing six counts of possessing child pornography and one count of distributing child pornography.

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A southern New Jersey high school custodian was arrested Wednesday and accused of using eight small cameras he had hidden around the school to secretly film students and teachers, including in places where students change clothes.

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A Chula Vista elementary school teacher arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual offenses involving minors was reportedly connected to a 1999 child pornography case in England, information that did not turn up in a federal background check, a school spokesman said Monday.

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A former Thompson School District teacher accused of sex crimes against a student was arrested on Wednesday, as the investigation into his alleged inappropriate photographs of girls continues.

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A former high school math teacher from Virginia Beach, Va., is being accused of possessing child porn, just months after pleading guilty to spanking a female student. Michael Shanklin, 38, was indicted by a federal grand jury after investigators found at least one image of child pornography on his computer, WAVY-TV reported.

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A college student working as a student teacher at R.S. Payne Elementary School in Lynchburg faces charges of sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography, authorities said. Alexander J. Aldrich, 22, faces two charges of aggravated sexual assault in Campbell County and four charges of child-porn possession in Lynchburg following an investigation that began Monday, authorities said.

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Police in Houston have arrested a teacher accused of distributing child pornography. Authorities nabbed 52-year-old Juan Villarreal, a Houston ISD third grade teacher, after an investigation that dates back to July of 2010. An undercover officer identified a computer making child porn available over the internet, which was traced back to Villarreal.

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A teacher at Longwood Junior High School in Middle Island was arrested at his home Wednesday night on child pornography charges, Suffolk police said. Christopher Teague, 34, of 21 Hayes Lane, Coram, a math teacher in the Longwood School District for several years, was arrested by Computer Crimes detectives on a charge of possessing a sexual performance by a child, and a charge of promoting a sexual performance by a child.

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An Albany man has been arrested on charges of third-degree sexual abuse and two counts of using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct. David Wesley Wright II, 45, is a metal shop teacher at South Albany High School, but the accusations are not related to his job, said Linn County Undersheriff Bruce Riley. The 16-year-old victim was a family acquaintance of Wright’s...

In April, Pennsylvania teacher Timothy Moll, was accused of texting a 16-year-old female student and offering good grades for naked photographs, the local television station reported. He was arrested and put on administrative leave. In March, California teacher James Hooker left his wife and children for an 18-year-old student. They had exchanged 8,000 texts. Go To Site

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ST. PETERSBURG — Thomas Chaney's bosses expected him to report to work as usual when school starts Monday in Pinellas County. Instead, district officials were notified this week that the 61-year-old St. Petersburg man, who worked with disabled students at the Nina Harris School in Pinellas Park, is at the center of a child pornography investigation. Authorities arrested Chaney, a teacher's aide, on Wednesday morning on a charge of promoting a sexual performance by a child, a second-degree felony.

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A Yuma High School teacher and athletic trainer was arrested on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor Tuesday after authorities found alleged child pornography in his home. Michael Cox, 37, was arrested by members of the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (AZ ICAC), Tucson Police Department, Phoenix Police Department and Yuma Police Department detectives.

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A former Rim High history teacher arrested March 13 for swapping explicit sex photos on the Internet with a teenage girl in New Jersey could spend 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. Eugene Ballantyne, 29, of Running Springs, affixed his signature to a 23-page plea agreement on July 3, consenting to a long list of conditions that will include his registering as a sex offender in whatever state he may live or work.

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - Fourth grade teacher David Kiluk will appear in federal court today for a detention hearing. The George Washington Academy teacher is now facing federal child porn charges. Investigators say they found "child sexually abusive material" on the 43-year-old's computer. According to court documents, Kiluk told investigators that he's attracted to boys and has downloaded between 500-1,000 videos of child pornography.

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DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A former teacher in central Ohio has been arrested for possessing images of nude children after authorities said a flash drive containing photos was found at his desk this spring. The Delaware County prosecutor says that 50-year-old Todd German was arrested and indicted Thursday on 20 counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material.

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- A Westminster middle school teacher has been arrested and accused of possessing child pornography, police said Tuesday. Daniel Stephen Patterson, 35, who lives in Lakewood, was arrested Thursday by Lakewood police detectives on suspicion of felony sexual exploitation of a child, police said. Patterson is a language arts teacher at Mandalay Middle School in Westminster, Lakewood police spokesman Steven Davis said in a news release.

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WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Maui High School teacher is charged in Washington state with taking sexual pictures of a 4-year-old girl. KITV reports Whitman County officials say a hearing for Thomas Takeuchi is scheduled for August. The 60-year-old social studies teacher and football referee was arrested at an Oregon airport in May. He is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.

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O’Fallon, MO (KTVI) – At least 80 5th grade boys from the Ft. Zumwalt school district were secretly videotaped as they removed their clothes for an evening shower during a school sponsored camp. That revelation was made by investigators with the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Lt. Chris Matega says their investigation started with Matt Hansen, a 38-year-old math teacher from West Middle School, charged with possession of child pornography.

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A Snoqualmie Valley teacher has been arrested for possessing child pornography after authorities said a link on a Facebook page led them to some disturbing material. Parents and children had only nice things to say about the substitute teacher, but beneath the surface, detectives say something sinister was going on.

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A teacher who made a sex tape with a 16-year-old pupil has avoided jail and been sentenced to six years on probation. Tara Driscoll, 34, was caught after the boy told his mother she had driven him to a motel in Long Island, New York, and filmed them in bed together. Police discovered a video showing the English teacher performing sex acts on the teenager at the Capri Motel in Lynbrook and arrested Driscoll.

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The Dallas Middle School special education teacher who resigned amid a misconduct probe was charged Tuesday with secretly photographing mentally challenged students during class for his sexual pleasure.

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FORT PIERCE — A Manatee Academy eighth-grade teacher has been convicted in federal court of online enticement of a minor and five counts of possessing child pornography. Alexander Michael Roy, 31, of the 2300 block of Southwest Fern Circle in Port St. Lucie, faces from 10 years to life in prison on the online enticement of a minor charge and up to 10 years in prison for each of the child pornography charges when he is sentenced Sept. 10 by U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore.

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A substitute teacher from North Bend was arrested June 15 for possession of child pornography, according to a press release from the King County Sheriff’s Office. Police were tipped off that the man, 64, had posted a link to a child porn website on his Facebook page. They contacted the man and found he had many videos and photos containing “sexually explicit images of children,” according to the release. Detectives described the items they found as “disturbing.”

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CHANTILLY, Va. -- A Virginia elementary school special ed teacher was arrested on child pornography charges, myFOXdc.com reported Thursday. Robert C. Fenn, 26, was arrested Tuesday at Poplar Tree Elementary School in Chantilly, Va., and charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Fenn has been working at the school since last summer, teaching special ed students from kindergarten through to the third grade, FOX station WTTG reported. Police claim investigators found the indecent images on a computer at Fenn's home.

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HILDEBRAN -- A third-grade teacher accused of sexually assaulting and exploiting children has been fired from Burke County Public Schools and was jailed under a $1 million secured bond. The charges follow a probe into the Hildebran Elementary School teacher by FBI and North Carolina SBI agents. Michael Alexander, 54, of Glen Alpine was arrested Wednesday night and charged with multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a child, indecent liberties with a child and first-degree sex offense.

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A Vilonia school teacher has been arrested for allegedly taking video underneath the skirts' of women shopping at a Conway Walmart. Michael Rush was arrested around 4:00 Tuesday. Conway police say they had received information from employees of the Walmart on Skyline of a man following women around the store and reportedly holding a notebook near their lower bodies as they were shopping.

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A San Jose elementary schoolteacher was arrested at his home on Wednesday on suspicion of possessing and manufacturing child pornography, but school officials said they've been told there's no indication any students in the district were victims. Milpitas police arrested Johnny Urias, 50, at his home on Merry Lane in San Jose after a nine-month investigation that saw computers seized and scrutinized when police received a report that Urias was in possession of child porn.

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In response to the separate arrests this past winter of two city employees, including a teacher, on child pornography charges, Newton will expand its background checks of all new hires, schools Superintendent David Fleishman is expected to announce at a School Committee meeting tonight. The city will start checking new employees against the Sex Offender Registry Information system to ensure that potential workers haven’t been convicted of sex crimes in other states.

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Houston County Sheriff’s investigators say they found nude pictures of two girls on a former Rehobeth High School teacher’s cell phone, including some of one of his students. A Houston County Sheriff’s investigator testified in court Wednesday afternoon of their investigation against 43-year-old Robert Lee Michel in regard to his alleged illegal sexual relationship with one of his students. Sheriff’s Investigator Adam Zeh testified during much of the hearing about how he plans to file 13 new felony child pornography possession charges against Michel. “The victim’s mother actually caught Mr. Michel in bed naked with her daughter,” Zeh said.

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Police have arrested a Broad Ripple High School teacher on nine felony counts involving child pornography. Robert S. Fowler, 43, of Noblesville, was arrested at the high school Thursday by members of the Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force, which includes several police agencies, according to a news release from the task force. According to a statement from Indianapolis Public Schools, Fowler has been employed by IPS and assigned to Broad Ripple High since August 2009.

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AUSTIN -- A second teacher at an Austin Independent School District elementary school could face child porn charges. Parents and siblings of Barrington Elementary students were visibly shocked to learn that another teacher is being investigated for possession of child pornography. "What?" said Raul Cueva Acevedo, who has a brother attending Barrington. "What? Who is it?" "It scares me," said Chris Vela, who has children that attended Barrington. "It scares me to death, because my kids used to go to this school."

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Since his arrest in January on child pornography charges, a number of unusual incidents involving former Newton elementary school teacher David Ettlinger’s behavior in the classroom have surfaced, raising questions among parents about how the city’s school district responded. A parent reported in 2008 that Ettlinger kicked a student. In another case, a teacher’s assistant complained that Ettlinger told a child to eat a banana out of a trash can. In 2009, the president of the school’s parent-teacher organization said, she went to the principal after seeing Ettlinger frequently hug a student and allow her to sit on his lap during a field trip.

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Salinas, Calif. (AP) -- A former Salinas high school choir teacher is under arrest on suspicion of secretly videotaping teenage girls during a weekend trip with a youth chorus. The Salinas Californian reports ( http://bit.ly/Ir3xjv) that 26-year-old Aldrin Nicolas was arrested Tuesday after the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office discovered videos of the girls, ages 13 through 17, getting undressed.