An elementary school teacher arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday was taken to a hospital after apparently attempting suicide in his San Jose home Thursday afternoon, police said.
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A former teacher at a Pittsburg elementary school has been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to four years and nine months in prison for possession of child pornography.
Four people were arrested in San Francisco on suspicion of possessing child pornography when authorities served search warrants throughout the city Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.
A former employee of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission was charged with multiple felony counts of possessing and distributing child pornography, District Attorney George Gascon said.
An ongoing investigation led to the arrests Wednesday of three Eastern Contra Costa County men on suspicion of child pornography possession, a Brentwood police sergeant said Thursday.
Police executed 20 search warrants throughout Santa Clara County on Thursday in what authorities described as the largest sweep of child pornography suspects Northern California has ever seen.
San Francisco police arrested gay rights activist Larry Brinkin on Friday on charges that he had images of children as young as a year-old engaging in sex acts with adults. The 66-year-old has been for investigation of felony possession of child pornography.
At any given time, the county has close to two-dozen warrants ready to be served on suspects accused of peddling child pornography.
Police were investigating whether a former San Jose elementary school teacher may have committed lewd acts with students, following the his arrest on child pornography charges Wednesday.