Michael M. Switalski, Wausau, Wisconsin (arrested Mar 2014) [child porn]

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    Michael M. Switalski, 50, teacher (law, history and religion) & coach (soccer) at Newman Catholic High School, Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse, Wausau, Wisconsin, "eight felony counts of possession of child pornography"

    WSAU: Wausau-Newman teacher arrested on child porn charges (Mar 17 2014)

    A teacher [Michael Switalski] at Newman Catholic High School in Wausau was arrested on Sunday on child pornography charges ... Prosecutors say several files were found on his home computer that are believed to be child pornography.

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    Wausau Daily Herald: Update: Police say Wausau teacher had nearly 100 photos, 12 videos of child porn (video added) - Newman officials place teacher on administrative leave (Mar 17 2014)

    A high school religion teacher is being held on a $75,000 cash bond after investigators said they found nearly 100 photos and 12 DVDs containing sexually explicit images of boys at his Wausau home. Michael M. Switalski, 50, appeared Monday in Marathon County Circuit Court on eight felony counts of possession of child pornography. Switalski faces a combined maximum penalty of 200 years in prison and $800,000 in fines if he is convicted on all counts.

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    Police said Switalski apparently bought the videos from a company called Azov Films in Toronto and received the videos through the mail, according to a criminal complaint. Switalski is one of hundreds of customers identified when international agents in May 2011 raided the premises of the film company ... One of the videos was in Switalski’s DVD player when investigators with the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation searched his home on Parcher Street, Marathon County Assistant District Attorney Elisabeth Gramer said. Investigators also found a combined 95 photos on Switalski’s laptop and USB drives, according to the complaint. Some of the children pictured are as young as 8 years old, Gramer said. The videos are “hours long,” she said.

    Green Bay Press Gazette: Wausau teacher arrested on child porn charges (Mar 17 2014)

    Journal-Sentinel: Wausau high school teacher arrested in child porn case (Mar 17 2014)
     
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    WASA: UPDATE: Bond Set at $75K for Teacher Charged with Child Porn (Mar 17 2014)

    Switalski was arrested Friday. According to court documents, 95 inappropriate images of children appearing to be under the of 18 were found on a flash drive at his home. Investigators also say they seized several DVDs.
     
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    My Fox Wausau: Newman teacher on leave following porn arrest (Mar 17 2014)

    Michael Switalski, 50, was arrested following a search of his home in which police found about 95 images of naked males, most of them appearing to be juveniles, according to the criminal complaint ... During an appearance in Marathon County Circuit Court, a judge set Switalski's bail at $75,000 cash and ordered him to return to court March 26 for a preliminary hearing.

    WAOW: Newman teacher on leave following porn arrest (Mar 17 2014)
     
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    WSAW: UPDATE: Bond Set at $75K for Teacher Charged with Child Porn (Mar 17 2014)

    Switalski was arrested Friday. According to court documents, 95 inappropriate images of children appearing to be under the of 18 were found on a flash drive at his home. Investigators also say they seized several DVDs. The school district says the images do not involve any of their students, and the images were not accessed at the school ... Switalski remains behind bars on a $75,000 cash bond.
     
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    Green Bay Press-Gazette: Wausau teacher arrested on child porn charges (Mar 18 2014)

    A high school religion teacher is being held on a $75,000 cash bond after investigators said they found nearly 100 photos and 12 DVDs containing sexually explicit images of boys at his Wausau home.Michael M. Switalski, 50, appeared Monday in Marathon County Circuit Court on eight felony counts of possession of child pornography .... Police said Switalski apparently bought the videos from a company called Azov Films in Toronto and received the videos through the mail, according to a criminal complaint. Switalski is one of hundreds of customers identified when international agents in May 2011 raided the premises of the film company, which is no longer in operation ... One of the videos was in Switalski’s DVD player when investigators with the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation searched his home on Parcher Street ... Investigators also found a combined 95 photos on Switalski’s laptop and USB drives, according to the complaint. Some of the children pictured are as young as 8, Gramer said. The videos are “hours long,” she said.

    Marshfield News-Reporter: Update: Police say Wausau teacher had nearly 100 photos, 12 videos of child porn (Mar 18 2014)
     
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    Journal Sentinel: Religion teacher in Wausau charged in child porn case (Mar 18 2014)

    A religion teacher who also coaches varsity soccer at Newman Catholic High School in Wausau is accused of having about 100 photos and a dozen videos of child pornography involving images of boys, according to Daily Herald Media. Michael M. Switalski, 50, who also teaches history and law at the high school, was charged Monday with eight felony counts of possession of child pornography. His bail was set at $75,000.

    NBC News: Wausau teacher charged with possessing child pornography (Mar 18 2014)

    San Francisco Chronicle: Teacher charged with possessing child pornography (Mar 18 2014)
     
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