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Judge: Teacher Charged With Child Porn Can't Go Home

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A judge has denied home incarceration for
a Northern Kentucky middle school teacher charged with distributing
child pornography.
At a court hearing Wednesday, the judge said he would reconsider
letting 69-year-old James E. Chase go home when Chase's wife and
three children have found a new place to live.
Kenton County Police say they seized several computers from Chase last week, finding "hundreds of images of young children in
various positions."
Chase is a music teacher at Two Rivers Middle School in Covington and the director of the Holmes High School Chamber Choir.
School officials say he has been suspended without pay pending the case, which will now go to a grand jury. He is being held on
$20,000 bond at the Kenton County Jail.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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