CNY student teacher arrested on child porn charges

SALINA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A student teacher who has served in multiple school districts in Central New York has been arrested on child pornography charges.

According to State Police, 29-year-old Jared Basko was found to have had images and videos of children under the age of 10 engaging in sexual acts.

State Police say that there has been no information to indicate that his alleged searches for child pornography occurred at the schools he worked at. Troopers also do not believe that any children or students were subject to inappropriate contact.

During the 2016 school year, Basko served as a student teacher within the Liverpool, Solvay and North Syracuse School Districts.

Basko was charged with three counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child, a felony. 

He was sent to the Justice Center on $25,000 cash or bond.


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