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Former City Heights teacher sentenced for receiving child pornography

Posted at 12:53 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-12 15:53:50-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A former San Diego Unified School District fifth grade teacher was sentenced Monday for receiving child pornography.

David Weaks, 60, was working at Rosa Parks Elementary in City Heights until his arrest April 19, 2018.

Agents from Homeland Security Investigations said a computer at Weaks’ home was making child pornography files available for download through a peer-to-peer file sharing network.

After a search of Weaks’ home, agents found child pornography on his desktop computer, two laptops, and a backup hard drive.

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Weaks pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

He was sentenced to 70 months in prison. Upon his release, he will have an eight year term of supervision, including restrictions on his use of the internet.