Local elementary school teacher found with child porn

first_imgAuthorities in West Palm Beach have arrested a 36-year-old elementary school teacher after finding that he had child porn in his possession.Aleck Ford appeared in court on Friday on multiple counts of the possession of child pornography.According to the report, a task force began investigating Ford after receiving an alert on an IP address which was allegedly involved in the possession and the distribution of child pornography.Authorities then traced that IP address to an apartment belonging to Ford and executed a search warrant on his home on Thursday.Officials say Ford took about five minutes to answer the door, however, once they were inside, they were able to retrieve several devices and a USB that was thrown into the toilet.  Authorities also say they found child porn on his laptop.It has been noted that Ford is a 4th grade at Sandpiper Shores Elementary School.A Spokeswoman for the School District of Palm Beach County says that Ford has been reassigned pending the outcome of the investigation.Parents also received a call and a letter alerting them to the situation.last_img

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