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School board president arrested for child porn in California

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 01:13

Authorities in Los Angeles have arrested a school board president suspected of trafficking child pornography. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Parents in Buena Park, California, outraged after learning that their school board president Brian Chambers has been arrested on suspicion of trafficking child pornography. Police arrested Chambers on Wednesday at his home, where they say they seized a device containing thousands of child pornographic videos and images. (SOUNDBITE) (English) LARRY CARRILLO, PARENT, SAYING: "We entrust that when we send them to school, that's the safe zone." (SOUNDBITE) (English) CRYSIE QUINONES, PARENT, SAYING: "It's just it's just terrible." The school board held a special meeting Thursday, to discuss the case with the district's lawyer. The board has taken no action against Chambers yet, but superintendent Greg Magnuson says they are prepared to ask Chambers not to return if he gets out of jail. (SOUNDBITE) (English) GREG MAGNUSON, BUENA PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, SAYING: "If he bails out, he has the right as an elected official, to be at the board meeting and continue to fulfill his duties as an elected official, however, we would ask him to refrain from participating in any school district or school level activities and in fact, stay off property." Even though authorities say there is no evidence that children in Buena Park were victims, parents are demanding justice. Chambers faces arraignment on Friday.

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School board president arrested for child porn in California

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 01:13