Jeremy Sykes, Ellicott City, Maryland (arrested Jan 2014) [child porn]

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    Jeremy Sykes, Columbia, Maryland, Folly Quarter Middle School, Howard County Public School System, Ellicott City
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    CBS Local Baltimore: Howard County Substitute Middle School Teacher Charged In Child Porn Case (Jan 10 2014)
    Police received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that numerous uploads of child pornography had been traced to the same user on two separate computers in Howard County. One computer was traced to [Jeremy] Sykes’ home and the other to the Howard County Public School System. Detectives learned that Sykes has been a teacher at Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City since October 2013. Investigators have conducted searches at his residence and at the school. According to the HCPSS, Sykes has been removed from the school system’s list of approved substitutes and is banned from entering any HCPSS property.
     
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    Baltimore Sun: Howard Co. teacher charged with possession of child porn (Jan 10 2014)

    Jeremy Sykes, 43, of Hesperus Drive in Columbia, was charged after police traced child pornography to his personal computer at his home and a second computer belonging to the Howard County Public School System, police said ... According to charging documents, police were contacted on Dec. 19 by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that numerous uploads of suspected child pornography images were made to Photobucket by an account that was later found to be linked to Sykes. The documents state the uploads came from two computers at two separate locations. The first upload occurred in August from Sykes' personal computer at his Columbia home, and the second upload occurred on Dec. 3 from the HCPSS network, according to the documents. The documents state 36 images were uploaded. Some of the images depicted a girl under the age of 16 committing sex acts, according to the documents.
     
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    ABC 2 News: Howard County police arrest, charge long-term substitue teacher for child porn possession (Jan 10 2014)

    Police began investigating [Jeremy] Sykes after receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Police were informed of numerous uploads of child pornography that were traced back to a computer in Sykes's home and to a computer belonging to the school system. Police said following his arrest, Sykes was released by the court on his own recognizance.
     
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    WBAL TV: Howard County substitute teacher charged with child porn possession (Jan 10 2014)

    Police received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that numerous uploads of child pornography had been traced to the same user on two separate computers in Howard County. One computer was traced to [Jeremy] Sykes’ home and the other to Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City, where Sykes taught. According to court documents, some of the pictures showed young girls performing sex acts. Investigators have conducted searches at his home and the school.
     
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    Substitute teacher face 64 new child porn, sex abuse charges

    Howard County police said they have filed more charges against a former Ellicott City substitute teacher in an ongoing child pornography and sex abuse investigation. Jeremy Sykes, 43, of Columbia, was [re]arrested Friday and charged with 14 counts of sexual abuse of a minor and 50 counts of production of child pornography.

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    At the time [of his original arrest], officials searched Sykes' home and seized several electronic devices, which they said eventually revealed 50 images of pornography that Sykes had altered by using some students' yearbook photos to replace the faces of children in the porn photos. Investigators said they identified 18 teen girls in the altered images, 14 of whom were Folly Quarter students. The four others Sykes knew outside of his role as a teacher, police said.

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    Former Howard County Substitute Teacher Arrested Again On Child Porn Charges

    Police say 43-year-old Jeremy Sykes, of Columbia, who was a long-term substitute at Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City from October 2013 to January 2014, was arrested Friday and charged with 14 counts of sexual abuse of a minor and 50 counts of production of child pornography.


    Detectives say Sykes digitally altered images of child and adult pornography by using some students’ yearbook photos to replace the facial images of children in the pornography. Investigators identified 18 teenage girls in the altered images, 14 of whom were Folly Quarter students. The four others Sykes knew outside of school, not through his role as a teacher. Police found a total of 50 digitally altered pornographic images believed to have been created by Sykes using the girls’ yearbook photos.

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    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2014/...teacher-arrested-again-on-child-porn-charges/
     
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    Columbia Teacher Charged with 64 Sex-Related Offenses: Police

    Investigators found 50 digitally altered pornographic images they allege Sykes created using girls' yearbook photos, police said. Police identified 18 teenage girls in the altered images, 14 of whom were Folly Quarter students and four others Sykes knew outside of school (not as a teacher), the report said. Detectives contacted all guardians of the involved students and did not find evidence of the students actually being photographed by Sykes, police said. Police added that none of the photos were found to have been distributed anywhere.

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    http://columbia.patch.com/groups/po...exual-abuse-of-minor-howard-county-police-say


    Folly Quarter Teacher Charged with 60 Child Pornography Offenses: Police

    A former substitute teacher at Folly Quarter Middle School was charged Friday with 14 counts of sexual abuse of a minor and 50 counts of production of child pornography, according to a statement from the Howard County Police Department. Jeremy Sykes ...

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    Former Howard teacher facing additional child pornography charges

    Howard County police say a former substitute teacher at a Columbia middle school used yearbook photos of students to digitally replace the facial images of children in pornography. Police said Friday that through an examination of computers used by Jeremy Sykes, 43, a former long-term substitute who worked at Folly Quarter Middle School, investigators identified 18 teenage girls in altered images, 14 of them Folly Quarter students. The other four were people Sykes knew outside of school, police said. In all, police found 50 digitally altered pornographic images believed to have been created by Sykes using the girls' yearbook photos.

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    http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/ma...-teacher-porn-charges-20140516,0,393024.story
     
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    Police: Substitute Middle School Teacher Altered Pornographic Images With Students' Faces

    Following that arrest, investigators searched Sykes’ home and took several electronic devices, police said. They found 50 images of child and adult pornography with the subjects’ faces replaced with yearbook pictures of 18 teenage girls, including 14 Folly Quarter students. Sykes knew the other four outside of teaching, police said. The 43-year-old was arrested again Friday at his Columbia home and charged with 50 counts of production of child pornography and 14 counts of sexual abuse of a minor, police said. There’s no evidence of anyone other than Sykes gaining access to the pictures, police said.

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    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/l...hic-Images-With-Students-Faces-259553951.html
     
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    Former Howard substitute teacher indicted on child porn charges

    A former long-term substitute at an Ellicott City middle school already facing child porn and sex abuse charges was indicted on an additional 50 counts of child pornography by a Howard County grand jury this week. Jeremy Sykes, 43, of Hesperus Drive in Columbia, was indicted on the additional 50 counts on June 3. The additional charges were filed by police in May after investigators said they discovered 50 images of child pornography on Sykes' computer.

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    Former Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charges

    A former substitute teacher has pleaded guilty to sex abuse of a minor, and eighteen other charge related to child pornography. Jeremy Sykes of Columbia entered the pleas today in Howard County Circuit Court.

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    Prosecutors say as a result of the plea deal, they will seek a sentenced of 45-and-a-half years in prison, with all but 16 years and nine months suspended. Sykes will be required to register as a sex offender. Sentencing is scheduled for January 12.

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    Former Howard Co. substitute teacher pleads guilty in child porn cases

    A former Howard County substitute teacher and Columbia resident pleaded guilty to 19 counts related to child pornography Wednesday morning in connection with two cases involving 18 minors, including 14 Howard County public school students. Jeremy Sykes, 44, of Hesperus Drive in Columbia, is charged with using yearbook photos and other photos to digitally alter pornographic images so that the faces of the minors were depicted on the bodies of others, who police say were committing sexual acts. On Wednesday, Sykes pleaded guilty to 18 charges of using a computer to depict or describe a minor engaging in a sexual ...


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