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Former Ohio Department of Education Official John Childs Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charge

The Ohio Department of Education’s former chief financial officer plead guilty in federal court to one count of possession of child pornography.


[John] Childs, 47, of Planetree Court on the Northwest Side, had been under investigation since last summer after a law-enforcement task force traced 145 files of suspected child pornography to his home computer. Investigators searched his home in October and seized his computer, flash drives, an iPad and several guns.
He had worked for the state for 22 years, including eight years as the Education Department’s chief financial officer.

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