Guilty! Aaron Paul Widera, Long Beach, California (arrested 2013) [child porn]

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    Aaron Paul Widera, 39 (born 13 April 1975), math teacher at South Junior High School, Anaheim Union High School District, Anaheim, California, "child pornography charges"

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    Former Long Beach teacher pleads no contest in pornography case

    Prosecutors said Aaron Paul Widera, 39, of Long Beach, was convicted of one count each of possession of matter depicting minor engaging in sexual conduct and sending/bringing obscene matter into state for sale. Widera was immediately sentenced to two years and eight months in state prison by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Laura Laesecke. Additionally, the judge ordered that the defendant’s computer be destroyed. Widera also must register as a sex offender. Prosecutors said Widera revealed on a messaging site that he possessed a large collection of child pornography. The defendant also made it known that he had a ...


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    Former Junior High Teacher Pleads No Contest To Possessing Child Porn

    The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Aaron Paul Widera, 39, of Long Beach, was convicted of one count each of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and sending/bringing obscene matter into state for sale. Widera was immediately sentenced to two years and eight months in state prison by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Laura Laesecke. Additionally, the judge ordered that the defendant’s computer be destroyed. Widera also must register as a sex offender.


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    Long Beach Man, a Teacher, Pleads No Contest to Possessing Child Porn

    Superior Court Judge Laura Laesecke immediately sentenced Aaron Paul Widera, 39, to two years and eight months in prison following his plea to one felony count each of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and sending/bringing obscene matter into the state for sale, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. The judge also ordered Widera to register as a sex offender and for his computer to be destroyed.


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    Teacher Charged with Possession of Child Pornograph [Press Release]

    27 Aug 2013

    A 38-year-old teacher who lives in Long Beach was charged today with possession of child pornography and other counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

    Aaron Paul Widera, (dob 4-13-75) who teaches math in an Orange County school district, is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon at Los Angeles Superior Court, Long Beach Branch, in Department J. He is charged in case NA 096659 with one felony count of obscene matter depicting person under 18, two counts of possession of matter depicting minor engaging in sexual conduct and one count of sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale.

    Prosecutors will ask that his bail be set at $500,000. Deputy District Attorney Janis Johnson said Long Beach detectives allegedly discovered more than three dozen child porn photos posted on Widera’s Tumblr account. Long Beach police executed search warrants at Widera’s Long Beach residence and allegedly found thousands of child porn photos. If convicted, Widera is facing up to six years in state prison.

    http://da.lacounty.gov/mr/pdf/08.27.13 Teacher Charged with Possession of Child Pornography.pdf
     
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    Long Beach resident and math teacher pleads not guilty to child porn charges

    27 Aug 2013

    Long Beach resident and teacher Aaron Paul Widera pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to child pornography charges, a Los Angeles County District Attorney’s spokeswoman said. Widera, 38, teaches math in an unspecified Orange County school district, according to officials. Deputy District Attorney Janis Johnson said in a statement that Long Beach Police Department detectives discovered more than three dozen images of child pornography on Widera’s Tumblr account. Search warrants served at Widera’s residence in Long Beach led to the further discovery of thousands of child porn photos, officials reported.

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    Anaheim math teacher accused of possessing child porn

    27 Aug 2013

    A 38-year-old Anaheim schoolteacher who lives in Long Beach was charged Tuesday with possession of child pornography. Aaron Paul Widera, who taught math, pleaded not guilty to one felony count of obscene matter depicting a person under 18, two counts of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and one count of sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale. Patricia Karlak, a spokeswoman for the Anaheim Union High School District, said Widera taught at South Junior High School in Anaheim. In an email to The Times, she said he was placed on administrative leave pending the police investigation.

    http://articles.latimes.com/2013/aug/27/local/la-me-ln-teacher-child-porn-20130827
     
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    OC Math Teacher, 38, Charged With Possession Of Child Porn

    27 Aug 2013

    Aaron Paul Widera, of Long Beach, pleaded not guilty to two counts of possession of matter depicting minors engaging in sexual conduct and one count each of sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale and obscene matter depicting a person under 18. Widera, who was arrested Friday, was ordered to remain behind bars on $1 million bail.

    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/08/27/oc-math-teacher-38-charged-with-possession-of-child-porn/
     
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    Teacher, L.B. resident charged with child porn possession

    28 Aug 2014

    A Long Beach man who teaches math at an Anaheim junior high school was charged Tuesday with four felonies after police said he posted dozens of child pornography images on a social media website. Aaron Paul Widera pleaded not guilty to two counts of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct, and one count each of obscene matter depicting a person younger than 18 and sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale. Widera, 38, remained jailed in lieu of $1 million.

    http://www.ocregister.com/articles/widera-523036-county-child.html
     
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    Aaron Paul Widera, Anaheim Teacher Alleged to Possess Kiddie Porn, Sparks Parent Meeting

    28 Aug 2013

    Aaron Paul Widera was being held on $1 million bail while facing two counts of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and single counts of obscene matter depicting a person under 18 and sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale.

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    After prosecutors in Long Beach indicated Aaron Paul Widera was a math teacher facing charges of allegedly possessing a massive amount of kiddie porn, the weekly contacted Patricia Karlak, an Anaheim Union High School District spokewoman, for confirmation that he was the same Aaron Widera who worked at South Junior High School.

    http://blogs.ocweekly.com/navelgazing/2013/08/aaron_paul_widera_child_porn.php
     
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    Math teacher from Long Beach charged for child porn on Tumblr

    28 Aug 2013

    Aaron Paul Widera was charged with two counts of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and single counts of obscene matter depicting a person under 18 and sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale. Widera, who lives in Long Beach but teaches in Orange County, was expected to be arraigned sometime this afternoon in Long Beach. Prosecutors were expected to ask that his bail be set at $500,000.

    http://www.dailybreeze.com/article/ZZ/20130827/NEWS/130829514
     
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    Former Teacher Pleads in Child Pornography Case [Press Release]

    9 May 2014

    A former junior high school teacher pleaded no contest today to possessing child pornography, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

    Prosecutors said Aaron Paul Widera, 39, of Long Beach, was convicted of one count each of possession of matter depicting minor engaging in sexual conduct and sending/bringing obscene matter into state for sale.

    Widera was immediately sentenced to two years and eight months in state prison by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Laura Laesecke. Additionally, the judge ordered that the defendant’s computer be destroyed. Widera also must register as a sex offender.

    Prosecutors said Widera revealed on a messaging site that he possessed a large collection of child pornography. Moreover, the defendant made it known that he had a social media profile where one could download child porn images.

    Law enforcement was alerted about Widera’s claims and on August 23, 2013, police served a search warrant at the defendant’ s home. Video and images of child pornography were discovered in Widera’s residence and he was immediately arrested.

    The case was investigated by the Long Beach Police Department.

    http://da.co.la.ca.us/mr/pdf/05.09.14.Former_Teacher_Pleads_in_Child_Pornography_Case.pdf
     
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    Aaron Paul Widera, Former Anaheim Teacher, Guilty of Keeping Kiddie Porn

    13 May 2014

    A former math teacher at South Junior High School in Anaheim pleaded no contest in a Long Beach courtroom last week to possessing child pornography. After Aaron Paul Widera entered his plea to one felony count each of possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and sending/bringing obscene matter into the state for sale, Superior Court Judge Laura Laesecke immediately sentenced the 39-year-old to two years and eight months in prison. Laesecke also ordered the Long Beach resident to register as a sex offender and for his computer to be destroyed, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office told City News Service.

    http://blogs.ocweekly.com/navelgazing/2014/05/aaron_paul_widera_child_porn_1.php
     
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    Aaron Paul Widera's teaching credentials have been revoked:

    WIDERA, Aaron P. Long Beach, CA: Pursuant to Education Code section 44425, all certification documents under the jurisdiction of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing are revoked following his felony conviction for violating Penal Code sections 311.11(a) (possession of matter depicting minor engaging in sexual conduct) and 311.1(a) (send/bring obscene matter into state for sale). As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Penal Code section 290.
     
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