Guilty! Thomas H. Warner, Scottsdale, Arizona (arrested Feb 2012) [child porn]

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    Thomas H. Warner, 54, 4th-grade teacher at North Ranch Elementary School, Paradise Valley Unified School District, Scottsdale, Arizona, "sexual exploitation of a minor"

    KTVK: Paradise Valley teacher arrested for child pornography (Feb 13 2012)

    Phoenix police arrested a Paradise Valley teacher for sexual exploitation of a minor after reportedly finding thousands of child pornography images on his computer. According to investigators, Thomas H. Warner took his laptop in for service over the weekend. That's when someone saw pornographic images on the computer and called officials. Police detectives served a search warrant at Warner's home Monday morning and found numerous items of child pornography, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump.
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    ABC 15: PD: Paradise Valley teacher arrested for child porn (Feb 13 2012)

    Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump said detectives from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant at the home near 7th Avenue and Coral Gables Drive around 11 a.m. Monday. Detectives say they found “thousands" of items of child pornography on 54-year-old Thomas Warner’s computer. Officers arrested Warner at his home after pulling him out of North Ranch Elementary school where he teaches fourth grade ... Crump said Warner was booked into the Maricopa County Jail and charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Warner reportedly admitted involvement in the crime.
     
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    KPHO: 4th-grade teacher jailed on child porn charges (Feb 13 2012)

    A tip from a Valley computer repair company has resulted in the arrest of a fourth-grade teacher on numerous charges of child pornography. Phoenix police said they arrested Thomas Warner, 54, at about 11 a.m. Monday and booked him into jail on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after a search warrant was served at his home at 14600 N. Coral Gables Drive in Phoenix.

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    A Valley computer repair company had notified Phoenix police about the images on a computer believed to belong to Warner, police said. Detectives from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force said they found numerous items of child pornography at the residence, including pictures and videos of young boys ages 8 to 12 years old engaged in various sex acts. Police said Warner told them he downloaded the images from the internet, according to court documents. The documents also said that Warner admitted to being sexually attracted to young boys in that age range. Warner also admitted that he uses his position as a teacher to compensate for the guilt he feels about viewing the images, according to the report. Warner told police he kept the pictures on his laptop to hide them from his wife, according to the documents.
     
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    KTAR: Paradise Valley School District teacher arrested (Feb 13 2012)

    Phoenix police say 54-year-old Thomas H. Warner was taken into custody Monday on suspicion of 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police detectives from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant for child pornography at Warner's home and say they found numerous items of child pornography. "Our detectives found, what they described to me, as thousands of images that were obtained on a variety of different forms of media -- from thumb drives to disks on additional computers there -- that involved images of young boys, in some cases being molested," said Phoenix Police Sergeant Trent Crump.
     
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    Phoenix New Times: Thomas Warner, Paradise Valley Elementary School Teacher, Jailed on Kiddie-Porn Charges (Feb 13 2012)

    [Thomas] Warner, 54, was arrested this morning after Phoenix cops from the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served a search warrant on his house for child pornography. Police haven't released all the details yet, but say "detectives found numerous items of child pornography" at Warner's place. Warner's been booked into the Maricopa County Jail on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, and police say Warner has "admitted involvement."
     
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    Arizona Republic: Paradise Valley school teacher accused of child pornography (Feb 13 2012)

    Thomas Warner, 54, was arrested about 11 a.m. after detectives found "numerous items of child pornography" on a computer inside Warner's home in the 14000 block of North Coral Gables Drive, north of Thunderbird Road, police say ... Warner was booked into the Maricopa County Fourth Avenue Jail on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, according to police.
     
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    WIVB: Teacher from WNY charged for child porn (Feb 14 2012)

    Police in Phoenix, Arizona have arrested a fourth grade teacher, originally from western New York, on child porn charges. A computer repairman found many images of naked boys in a hidden file on 54-year-old Thomas Warner's computer.
     
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    Phoenix New Times: Thomas Warner, Paradise Valley Teacher, Says He Teaches Elementary School to Ease Guilt About Kiddie-Porn Stash (Feb 14 2012)

    If it's any consolation, parents of little girls in alleged kiddi-porn connoisseur/fourth grade teacher Thomas Warner's class can rest a little easier -- apparently, he's only into little boys. Warner, a 54-year-old teacher at North Ranch Elementary in Scottsdale -- who's worked in the Paradise Valley School District for more than a decade -- was arrested at his home yesterday on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. According to court documents obtained by New Times, Warner was done in by the computer repairman. The repairman alerted the cops after finding a "hidden" folder containing images of boys between 8 and 12 years old engaging in a variety of sex acts, the documents state. After serving a search warrant on Warner's house yesterday, cops say they found USB thumb drives with "hundreds" more images of young boys ...
     
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    ABC 7: Teacher busted with child porn (Feb 15 2012)

    A Phoenix, Arizona teacher arrested this week on suspicion of sexually exploiting children told police that he had been collecting child pornography online for at least 10 years and that he was attracted to young boys, court records show. Thomas Warner, 54, of Phoenix was arrested Monday after detectives found "numerous items of child pornography" on a computer inside his home. Several external thumb drives also were found containing hundreds of images of the same nature.

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    On Sunday, Phoenix police were notified by a computer repair company that a laptop computer had images and videos depicting the sexual exploitation of minors. Police found several hundred images of boys ages 8 to 12 engaged in sex acts, records show. Police said Warner admitted he had been collecting these images for more than a decade and that he was sexually attracted to boys in that age range. Warner "admitted that he uses his position as a teacher to compensate for the guilt he feels about viewing the images," the probable cause statement reads.

     
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    KTAR: Paradise Valley teacher enters plea in sex case (Mar 1 2012)

    A fourth-grade teacher in the Paradise Valley School District who was arrested last month in a sexual exploitation case has pleaded not guilty. Maricopa County prosecutors say 54-year-old Thomas H. Warner entered his plea Thursday morning. His next court date is an initial pretrial conference on April 17.
     
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    KPHO: Teacher pleads not guilty to child porn charges (Mar 1 2012)

    A fourth grade teacher pleaded not guilty to numerous child pornography charges Thursday. Thomas Warner, 54, who taught at North Ranch Elementary School in the Paradise Valley School District, entered the plea in Maricopa County Superior Court on Thursday morning. His next court appearance was set for 8:30 a.m. April 17 before Court Commissioner Barbara Spencer.
     
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    KPHO: Ex-teacher pleads guilty to 3 counts in child porn case (Mar 30 2013)

    A former fourth-grade teacher in Paradise Valley pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor. Thomas Warner, 55, who taught at North Ranch Elementary School in the Paradise Valley School District, entered the pleas in Maricopa County Superior Court. The pleas to attempted sexual exploitation of a minor were the result of a plea agreement, according to court documents. His sentencing is scheduled for July 9.
     
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    Phoenix New Times: Thomas Warner, Known by Fourth-Graders as "Mr. Warner," Pleads Guilty in Child-Porn Case (Mar 30 2013)

    Thomas Warner, a former fourth-grade teacher in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and avid child-porn collector, pleaded guilty to a few charges today related to that child-porn stash. Warner, 55, told police that he "use[d] his position as a teacher to compensate for the guilt he feels about viewing the images," according to court documents previously obtained by New Times ... Warner pleaded guilty today to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, and two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor. His sentencing is set for July 9.
     
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    WSMV: Ex-teacher sentenced to 10 years in child porn case (Oct 18 2013)

    A former fourth-grade teacher whose personal computer contained numerous pornographic images of children was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for sexual exploitation of a minor. Judge Roland Steinle also sentenced Thomas Warner, 55, to lifetime probation for two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
     
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