Local teacher arrested on child porn charges
Jan 08, 2013 | 6161 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print

JERSEY CITY AND HOBOKEN -- A longtime permanent substitute teacher at Stevens Cooperative School in Jersey City and Hoboken was arrested Monday morning at his home in Jersey City, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Guy West, a teacher there for 15 years, was charged with one count of distributing child abuse images over the internet. A complaint from the U.S. Attorney's Office says that at West's house, the FBI seized digital evidence that allegedly included "material that involved prepubescent minors and material that portrays sadistic or macoshistic conduct."

West faces five to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The school has campuses in Jersey City and Hoboken.

West is suspended by the school and has been told to stay away from school premises, according to a story in NJ.com.

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