Related News: Alabama teacher Ashley Parkins Pruitt indicted on charges of having sexual activity, sexting with students

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. AL.com published an article titled Alabama teacher Ashley Parkins Pruitt indicted on charges of having sexual activity, sexting with students.

The grand jury issued the indictments against Pruitt Jan. 29, but the documents were just made available this morning.

She was indicted on five counts: two counts of providing pornography to a minor, two counts of sex act with a student, one count of sex contact with a student. Pruitt was placed on leave from her job at Appalachian High School during the investigation.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Former BPD officer fired for sexting on the job fights termination

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Former BPD officer fired for sexting on the job fights termination.

A former Birmingham police officer is fighting to get his job back after he was caught sexting on the job.

Former officer Jason Yarbrough admits he texted explicit photos of himself to a woman. He was fired in January after an internal investigation.

“He’s very sorry he did that. It had nothing to do with his ability to be a police officer,” Yarbrough’s attorney Scott Morro says.

Morro filed an appeal in Jefferson County Circuit Court fighting his client’s termination from the Birmingham Police Department.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Former Leeds teacher arrested for sexting junior high student

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A former Leeds Middle School teacher was arrested Wednesday after authorities said she was sexting a 14-year-old male student.

Ashley Casiday, 31, turned herself into the St. Clair County Jail Wednesday morning. She is charged with one count of transmitting obscene material to a child, said St. Clair County District Attorney Richard Minor.  She is out of jail after posting $100,000 bond.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Blount County teacher pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old student

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A former teacher at Susan Moore High School pleaded guilty today after authorities said she sent sexual text messages to a 15-year-old male student.

Crystal Gilliland Clowdus, 32, entered her plea at a 1:30 p.m. hearing at the Blount County Courthouse. She pleaded guilty to transmitting obscene material to a minor, said Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Canadian teen convicted of ‘sexting’ photos of boyfriend’s ex

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. CNN published an article titled Canadian teen convicted of ‘sexting’ photos of boyfriend’s ex.

A Canadian teenage girl has been found guilty of distributing child pornography in connection with “sexting” pictures of her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend, the youth crown prosecutor for Victoria said Friday.

The British Columbia case of the then 16-year-old, who is not identified because she is a minor, is believed to be one of the first cases in Canada where a teenager has been convicted of child pornography charges related to “sexting.”

Source: CNN

Related News: Investigators ask for help identifying possible sexters

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Huntsville investigators need your help identifying men who police believe are violating an eighth-grader continuously by sending her lewd pictures of themselves.

Sexting is a crime that grows as technology advances. Some teens believe it only affects your reputation. But when it involves children, it inherently involves police.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Prattville, Montgomery police see increase in ‘sexting’ among teenagers

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Montgomery Advertiser published an article titled Prattville, Montgomery police see increase in ‘sexting’ among teenagers.

About once every two weeks, Sgt. Geary Graves of the Prattville Police Department handles a sexting-related issue involving teenagers.

Graves, who works in computer forensics, said it has risen from the about one case every three or four months that they had only a few years ago.

Source: Montgomery Advertiser

Related News: Three Virginia teens face child porn charges in “sexting” trial

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. Ars Technica published an article titled Three Virginia teens face child porn charges in “sexting” trial.

On Thursday, three northern Virginia teen boys will head to trial to face child pornography charges stemming from sexting-style videos made on their cellphones. If found guilty, each faces up to 20 years in prison and the sex offender label.

Fairfax County Commonwealth’s attorney Ray Morrogh told the Washington Post that there needs to be a balance in these situations between labeling teens with sex charges and considering the impact on victims of the distributed image.

Source: Ars Technica

Related News: FBI battling ‘rash of sexting’ among its employees

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. CNN published an article titled FBI battling ‘rash of sexting’ among its employees.

It sounds like the plot of a bad movie: bugging your boss’ office. Sending naked photos around to co-workers. Sexting in the office. Paying for sex in a massage parlor.

But it all happened in the federal agency whose motto is “fidelity, bravery, integrity” — the FBI.

These lurid details are outlined in confidential internal disciplinary reports obtained by CNN that were issued to FBI employees as a way to deter misconduct.

Source: CNN

Related News: Texas teacher of the year accused of ‘sexting’ with teenage student

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A Texas man named teacher of the year by Colleyville Middle School was arrested over accusations he “sexted” with a teenage student.

John McDaniel, 32, was charged Thursday with improper relationship between educator and student, and online solicitation of a minor, The Dallas Morning News reported.

Source: Fox News