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Man Caught Downloading Child Porn In Jefferson College Library

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Correction Jan. 30:

Sheriff Oliver “Glenn” Boyer states that information released on Johnnie Lewis the male arrested for possession of Child Pornography at Jefferson College was incorrectly reported. On Tuesday January 29th, 2013 it was reported that Lewis was a student at Jefferson College in a GED program. Lewis was not a student but a community individual using the college’s Library services.

HILLSBORO, Mo. (KMOX) –  A 25-year-old man is under arrest for downloading images of child pornography from a computer at Jefferson College in Hillsboro.

Surveillance cameras caught Johnnie L. Lewis of Desoto downloading pornographic images in the computer lab, and then taking them into a nearby restroom.

County sheriff’s detectives were waiting for Lewis when he walked out.

They found the images of porn in the restroom trash.

Lewis told detectives that he had downloaded child porn from the library computers on at least three previous occasions, saying he lacked access to any other computers.

He’s a student in GED classes at Jefferson College.

Lewis faces a count of possession of child pornography and is being held without bond.

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