Poughkeepsie teacher placed on administrative leave after arrest on child porn charge

POUGHKEEPSIE – A Poughkeepsie school teacher has been placed on administrative leave following his arrest on a charge of possession of child pornography, the city school district announced.

“Based on the information we have at this time, we do not have any reason to believe that there is a connection to Poughkeepsie students,” the district said in a statement.

The teacher’s leave is pending the outcome of the criminal investigation being conducted by State Police.


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