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Mount Pleasant man arrested in child pornography investigation

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Corpus Christi ISD: Carroll High assistant band director accused of distributing child porn will be fired – Corpus Christi Caller

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A Corpus Christi high school band teacher told police his porn addiction prompted him to share a photo of a naked 14-year-old girl online, but said he was unaware she was a minor.

Parker J. Pendergraph allegedly uploaded the graphic image in a chatroom called ChatStep, according to a criminal complaint. Doing so attracted the attention of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

The agency worked with local authorities, who later questioned and arrested him, the document said.

Pendergraph stood before a federal judge in Corpus Christi on Friday. Dressed in orange and shackled at the waist, the Carroll High School band teacher was arrested a day earlier on a federal

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Colorado, US children are increasingly getting trapped in child porn

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There’s an exploding epidemic of child pornography in Colorado and across the nation. And parents can be completely unaware their children are at risk, a Rocky Mountain PBS investigation finds.

That’s what happened to “Beth.” The horrifying revelation started the day she came home from work and found a business card from an FBI agent on her front door.

“Immediately our hearts sank,” she said. “We thought, why is the FBI contacting us?”

Beth

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Colorado, U.S. children are increasingly getting trapped in child …

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There has been a rise in child abuse cases in Northern Colorado in recent years. Here are some signs to look for and resources to help.
Chris Abshire

There’s an exploding epidemic of child pornography in Colorado and across the nation. And parents can be completely unaware their children are at risk, a Rocky Mountain PBS investigation finds.

That’s what happened to “Beth.” The horrifying revelation started the day she came home from work and found a business card from an FBI agent on her front door.

“Immediately our hearts sank,” she said. “We thought, why is the FBI contacting us?”

Beth

Read more at: https://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/local/colorado/2018/02/23/colorado-u-s-children-increasingly-getting-trapped-child-porn/367801002/

Mount Pleasant man arrested for child pornography

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Corpus Christi ISD band director charged with distributing child porn – Corpus Christi Caller

A CCISD band teacher has been arrested on a federal charge of distributing  child pornography. 

Parker J. Pendergraph, 28, was arrested Thursday afternoon and is expected to appear in federal court Friday in Corpus Christi, according to an U.S. Attorney’s Office news release.

More: Corpus Christi ISD: Assistant band director accused of distributing child porn will be fired

Corpus Christi Independent School District spokeswoman Leanne Winkler Libby confirmed he was suspended with pay. 

She confirmed he was hired in July 2015 as an assistant band director at Carroll High School. He also taught at Browne and Grant Middle Schools, although Carroll was his primary campus.

He has been certified to teach music in Texas since 2012, according to the Texas Education

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Twin San Jose Teachers Arrested On Child Porn Charges

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Just days after his twin brother was arrested, a track coach at San Jose’s Oak Grove High School has been detained on similar child pornography charges, authorities said.

San Jose police said 47-year-old Clinton Pappadakis has been booked into Santa Clara County Jail on charges of possession of child pornography. His twin brother, Clifford, was arrested on Feb. 14 for possessing child pornography.

San Jose Police officer Gina Tepoorten said the arrests came from separate investigations and the first arrest didn’t lead to the other.

“One was a tip that came through NCMEC (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children), and the other came from parents,” Tepoorten said.

The East Side Union High School District released a statement saying Clinton Pappadakis had been relieved of his duties as a track coach at Oak Grove High School.

“The employee has been released from

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Twin San Jose Teachers Arrested On Child Porn Charges « CBS …

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Just days after his twin brother was arrested, a track coach at San Jose’s Oak Grove High School has been detained on similar child pornography charges, authorities said.

San Jose police said 47-year-old Clinton Pappadakis has been booked into Santa Clara County Jail on charges of possession of child pornography. His twin brother, Clifford, was arrested on Feb. 14 for possessing child pornography.

San Jose Police officer Gina Tepoorten said the arrests came from separate investigations and the first arrest didn’t lead to the other.

“One was a tip that came through NCMEC (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children), and the other came from parents,” Tepoorten said.

The East Side Union High School District released a statement saying Clinton Pappadakis had been relieved of his duties as a track coach at Oak Grove High School.

“The employee has been released from

Read more at: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/02/23/twin-san-jose-teachers-arrested-child-porn-charges/