Matthew B. Puterbaugh, Dover, Pennsylvania (arrested Feb 2014) [child porn]

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    Matthew B. Puterbaugh (1000 Conewago Road, Dover Township, Pennsylvania), 46, teacher at Dover Intermediate School, Dover Area School District, Dover, Pennsylvania, "charged with 661 counts of possession of child pornography" preceded by an allegation of inappropriate touching of a 12-year-old girl

    Fox 43: York County school teacher charged with 660 counts of child pornography (Feb 27 2014)

    Police say they began investigating [Matthew B.] Puterbaugh on February 20, after a 12 year female student at the Dover Intermediate School reported to school officials that Puterbaugh had inappropriately touched her the day before. The student said that during her Music Ted class, Puterbaugh leaned over to explain something, as he did, his hand caressed and squeezed her thigh.

    During the course of the investigation, investigators seized computer equipment from the School District that had been assigned to Puterbaugh. He also surrendered his personal cell phone and provided investigators with written consent to search its contents. During a cursory exam of the cell phone, numerous video files that appeared to be school aged females were found. The videos appeared to be focused n the breast and pubic region of clothed females. Several of the videos were taken from an angle that captured undergarments worn under dresses.

    On February 20, executed a search warrant on Puterbaugh’s Dover Township home. Police seized computers, hard drives, and a digital camera. Puterbaugh’s Dell desktop computer was found to have 661 images of children engaged in sexual acts. None of the pornographic images were of children who attend or who have previously attended Dover Area School District.

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    ABC 27: Police: Dover teacher had child porn, phone videos of students (Feb 27 2014)

    A music teacher [Matthew B. Puterbaugh at Dover Intermediate School has been arrested on 661 counts of possessing child pornography and additional charges are pending for videos of students on his cell phone, according to police ... Police said the investigation began February 20 after a 12-year-old girl told school officials that Puterbaugh caressed and squeezed her thigh during a music class the previous day.

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    Police said they seized Puterbaugh's cell phone and found numerous videos that appeared to be of school-aged girls. Faces from the videos were shown to school officials, who identified many of the girls as current and former students, police said. The videos appeared to be focused on the breast and pubic region of clothed girls, and several were taken from an angle that captured undergarments worn under dresses, police said. None of the videos depicted the girls in states of undress and the videos appeared to have been made without the students' knowledge, police said.

    A computer seized from Puterbaugh's home was found to have 661 images of children engaged in sexual acts, according to police. The images appear to have been downloaded from the Internet, and none were of current or former Dover students, police said. The computer also contained more videos of Dover students that were similar to those on Puterbaugh's phone, police said.
     
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    York Dispatch: Police: Dover teacher charged with 661 counts of child porn (Feb 27 2014)

    Matthew B. Puterbaugh, 46, of 1000 Conewago Road in Dover Township, allegedly inappropriately touched a 12-year-old student earlier this month, police said. Officers later found 661 images of child porn on Puterbaugh's home computer during an investigation, police said. Police also found a number of images and videos that focused on the chest and genital regions of clothed female Dover students on the computer and on his cellphone, police alleged. None of students were nude in the videos or photographs, police said. None of the victims in the pornographic images are Dover students, police said.
     
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    Local 21 News: BREAKING: Dover music teacher arrested on 660 charges of child porn (Feb 27 2014)

    The investigation into Puterbaugh began Feb. 20 after a 12-year-old female student of the Dover Intermediate School reported to school officials that Puterbaugh had inappropriately touched her on Feb. 19, 2014. The student advised that during her Music Tech class, Puterbaugh leaned over her to explain something, as he did this, his hand caressed and squeezed her thigh.

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    NYCRPD investigators seized computer equipment from the School District. These computers had either been assigned to Puterbaugh by the District or were located in rooms that Puterbaugh used for student instruction. Puterbaugh surrendered his personal cell phone to Investigators and provided them with written consent to search its contents. During a cursory exam of the cell phone, Investigators located numerous video files that appeared to be of school-aged females. The videos appeared to be focused on the breast and pubic region of clothed females. Several of the videos were taken from an angle that captured undergarments worn under dresses. None of the videos depicted the females in states of undress and the videos appeared to have been made without the students’ knowledge.

    NYCRPD Investigators applied for and were granted a search warrant for the home of Matthew Puterbaugh. On Feb. 20, NYCRPD Officers executed the search warrant on Puterbaugh’s Dover Township home. Computers, hard drives, and a digital camera were seized from the home. On Feb. 21, NYCRPD Investigators were granted three sealed search warrants by. These search warrants were obtained in order to perform a forensic examination of the contents of the computers seized from the school, Puterbaugh’s home, and Puterbaugh’s cell phone.

    Forensic examinations of the devices began on Feb. 21. The videos found on the cell phone were extracted and still photos of the faces of the students were provided to Dover Area School District Officials for identification. The School District Officials were able to identify many of the faces as either current or former students of the district.
     
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    York Daily Record: Police: Dover Area teacher charged with 661 counts of child porn possession (Feb 27 2014)

    Police said the investigation began on Feb. 20 after a 12-year-old female student at Dover Intermediate School reported Puterbaugh had inappropriately touched her the day before. She told police that during the music tech class, he leaned over to explain something to her, and caressed her leg, according to a press release.

    The school district immediately called Northern York Regional Police. Puterbaugh was suspended immediately, police said. Police seized Puterbaugh's computers from the school. They were either assigned to him or they were ones used in rooms he used for student instruction. Puterbaugh also gave police his cellphone and gave them permission to search it. A search of the phone revealed what police said were numerous video files of school-aged females. The images showed their breasts and pubic regions, police said. Some of the videos were taken to see undergarments under dresses, they added. None of the videos showed the females undressing, and none of the girls seemed to know they were being filmed, police said.

    Police got a warrant to search his home and seize some equipment. A search of Puterbaugh's home computer revealed 661 images of child pornography downloaded from the Internet, police said.
     
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    The Sentinel: Police: Dover teacher arrested for child porn, videos of students (Feb 28 2014)

    The Northern York County Regional Police Department arrested Puterbaugh at 1 p.m. Thursday after an investigation which began on Feb. 20, when a 12-year-old student reported to school officials that Puterbaugh had inappropriately touched her the day before during a Music Tech class. Puterbaugh leaned over her to explain something and his hand caressed and squeezed her thigh, police said. School officials notified police and a joint investigation began. Puterbaugh was immediately suspended, police sad.

    Investigators seized computer equipment from the school district that had been assigned to Puterbaugh or were located in rooms that Puterbaugh used for student instruction. He also surrendered his personal cell phone, police said. On the cell phone, investigators found numerous video files that appeared to be of school-aged girls, with the focus of the videos on the breasts and pubic regions of clothed girls. Several of the videos were taken from an angle that captured undergarments worn under dresses, police said. None of the videos depicted the females in states of undress and the videos appeared to have been made without the students’ knowledge, police said. Still photos of the faces of students from the cell phone videos were provided to school officials for identification, and officials were able to identify many of the faces as either current or former students of the district, police said.

    Puterbaugh’s home was searched at 2:45 p.m. Feb. 20 and computers, hard drives and a digital camera were seized. Police said 661 images of children engaged in sexual acts were found on a computer that was seized from his home. None of the pornographic images were of children who attend or who have previously attended Dover Area School District, and the images had been downloaded from the internet, police said.
     
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    WGAL: York teacher charged with over 600 counts of possessing child porn: Police believe this may have been going on for more than a decade (Feb 28 2014)

    Northern York County Regional Police say 46-year-old Matthew Puterbaugh, a music teacher at Dover Intermediate School, had the images of children engaged in sexual acts on his home computer. They also found videos that Puterbaugh took of students on his cell phone without their knowledge. Police believe this may have been going on for more than a decade.

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    So far, police say they have been able to identify 15 current or former female students at the school in the videos. They were all fully clothed and seemingly unaware they were being recorded. Police say they have a few more students to try to identify.
     
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    Northern York County Regional Police: Dover Township Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges [Press Release] (Feb 27 2014)

    February 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM, the Northern York County Regional Police Department arrested Matthew B. Puterbaugh, age 46 of 1000 Conewago Road in Dover Township. Puterbaugh was charged with 661 counts of Possessing Child Pornography and one count of Possessing Instruments of Crime.

    Puterbaugh was arraigned before MDJ David Eshbach and bail was set at $250,000.00. Puterbaugh was then taken to Central Booking for processing and transported to the York County Prison.

    The investigation into Puterbaugh began on February 20, 2014 after a 12 year old female student of the Dover Intermediate School reported to school officials that Puterbaugh had inappropriately touched her on February 19, 2014. The student advised that during her Music Tech class, Puterbaugh leaned over her to explain something, as he did this, his hand caressed and squeezed her thigh.

    The Dover Area School District made immediate notification to the Northern York County Regional Police School Resource Officer that is assigned to the District. NYCRPD Investigators and school officials began a joint investigation into the complaint.
    The School District suspended Puterbaugh immediately.

    NYCRPD investigators seized computer equipment from the School District. These computers had either been assigned to Puterbaugh by the District or were located in rooms that Puterbaugh used for student instruction.

    Puterbaugh surrendered his personal cell phone to Investigators and provided them with written consent to search its contents.

    During a cursory exam of the cell phone, Investigators located numerous video files that appeared to be of school-aged females. The videos appeared to be focused on the breast and pubic region of clothed females. Several of the videos were taken from an angle that captured undergarments worn under dresses. None of the videos depicted the females in states of undress and the videos appeared to have been made without the students’ knowledge.

    NYCRPD Investigators applied for and were granted a search warrant by MDJ Eshbach for the home of Matthew Puterbaugh.

    On February 20, 2014 at 2:45 PM, NYCRPD Officers executed the search warrant on Puterbaugh’s Dover Township home. Computers, hard drives, and a digital camera were seized from the home.

    On February 21, 2014 NYCRPD Investigators were granted three sealed search warrants by York County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Snyder. These search warrants were obtained in order to perform a forensic examination of the contents of the computers seized from the school, Puterbaugh’s home, and Puterbaugh’s cell phone.

    Forensic examinations of the devices began on February 21, 2014. The videos found on the cell phone were extracted and still photos of the faces of the students were provided to Dover Area School District Officials for identification.

    The School District Officials were able to identify many of the faces as either current or former students of the District.

    A Dell desktop computer that was seized from Puterbaugh’s home was forensically examined and was found to have 661 images of children engaged in sexual acts. This child pornography is consistent with pornography that is downloaded from the internet. None of the pornographic images were of children who attend or who have previously attended Dover Area School District.

    Additionally, the computer contained more videos of students from the Dover Area School District that were similar in nature to the videos located on Puterbaugh’s cell phone.

    On February 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM, the Northern York County Regional Police Department and the Dover Area School District held an informational meeting with the parents of the students who were identified in the videos. The investigation into the videos and how they were made continues. Additional charges will be brought against Puterbaugh at the conclusion of that investigation.
     
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    Local 21 News: Dover music teacher arrested for child porn meets bail, released from prison (Mar 5 2014)

    Around 1 p.m. Thursday, Northern York County Regional Police arrested Matthew B. Puterbaugh, 46, of 1000 Conewago Road in Dover Township. Puterbaugh was charged with 661 counts of possessing child pornography and one count of possessing instruments of crime. Puterbaugh posted bail on March 3 and was released from prison.

    Police say a 12-year-old female student of the Dover Intermediate School told school officials that Puterbaugh allegedly touched her inappropriately on February 19th. Police say the girl told police that Puterbaugh leaned over to her to explain something during her Music Tech class. The girl said as he did this, his hand caressed and squeezed her thigh. The Dover Area School District made immediate notification to the Northern York County Regional Police ...
     
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    Evening Sun: Crime reaches area schools (Mar 5 2014)

    The other story involving schools and police on Friday's front page reported a longtime Dover Area School District music teacher had been charged by Northern York County Regional Police with 661 counts of possessing child pornography. Matthew B. Puterbaugh, 46, of the 100 block of Conewago Road, Dover Township, was arrested after police said a 12-year-old female student at Dover Intermediate School reported he inappropriately touched her. School officials immediately called police, who investigated and allegedly found child pornography on his computer. Police also said they found videos of the breast and public regions of clothed students on the suspect's phone. Some of the videos were shot so as to see undergarments, but police said none showed students undressing, and none of the girls seemed to know they were being recorded.
     
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    York Dispatch: Police: Dover teacher charged with 661 counts of child porn (Mar 6 2014)

    Northern York County Regional Police say they found more than 600 images of child porn on a Dover Intermediate School teacher's home computer. Now Matthew B. Puterbaugh, 46, of 1000 Conewago Road in Dover Township, is charged with 661 counts of possession of child porn and a single count of possessing an instrument of a crime, police said in a news release. Puterbaugh was arraigned on the charges Thursday afternoon. He remains in York County Prison on $250,000 bail, a prison official said. Investigators also found videos of clothed school-age girls, some of whom were later identified as current and former district students, on the computer and on Puterbaugh's cellphone, police said. The videos focused on the students' breast and genital regions, but the students were clothed, police said.

    Police began their investigation into Puterbaugh after a 12-year-old female student told intermediate school officials that Puterbaugh inappropriately touched her during a music tech class last week, police said. The student alleged Puterbaugh caressed and squeezed her thigh when he leaned over to explain something to her on Feb. 19, police said.
     
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    Ex-Dover Area teacher faces sex assault charges
    A Dover area music teacher already facing 661 counts of possessing child pornography now faces charges of sexually assaulting a student for years, according to Northern York County Regional Police. The girl started taking flute lessons with Matthew Puterbaugh, 46, in fourth grade, and said he was always sitting close to her, according to court documents. The sexual assaults allegedly began when she was in seventh grade and lasted after she left the school district in 10th grade. The assaults occurred at schools, his house and her house between January 2001 and 2007, police said.


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    Police file 33 new charges against Dover teacher

    A former Dover Intermediate School music teacher charged with 661 counts of child pornography earlier this year was arrested again Friday for making secret videos of students' underwear, touching children inappropriately, and for a three-year sexual relationship with one girl that began when she was in the seventh grade, according to police.

    Matthew Puterbaugh, 46, of Dover Township, was charged with seven counts each of wiretapping and invasion of privacy, ten counts of corruption of minors, and five counts of harassment, Northern York County Regional police said.

    A second criminal complaint filed Friday contains charges of statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, corruption of minors and indecent assault.

    Investigators said they initially identified 30 potential victims who were either touched in some way by Puterbaugh, or were the subject of one of the videos found on his cell phone or other digital media belonging to him.

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    http://www.abc27.com/story/25599880/police-file-33-new-charges-against-dover-teacher
     
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    Dover Area teacher accused of child porn arrested again

    The first new round of charges against Matthew B. Puterbaugh, 46, of 1000 Conewago Road in Dover Township include statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault against a victim less than 16 years of age, corruption of minors, and indecent assault against a victim less than 16 years of age, according to Northern York County Regional Police.


    Police said on April 12, 2013, the intermediate school received an anonymous call saying a female had been having a sexual relationship with Puterbaugh while she was a student at the school. The Dover Area School District notified police, who started an investigation.


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    http://www.yorkdispatch.com/breakin...rea-teacher-accused-child-porn-arrested-again
     
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    Ex-Dover music teacher arrested on sexual assault charges

    A former Dover Intermediate School music teacher who was arrested on 661 counts of child pornography earlier this year, is now facing 33 additional criminal charges that include corruption of minors and invasion of privacy.


    Matthew Puterbaugh, 46, of Dover, was charged by Northern York County Regional Police Friday with seven counts each of electronic surveillance and invasion of privacy, ten counts of corruption of minors, and five counts of harassment


    Police initially identified 30 people who said Puterbaugh touched them in some way or were found in videos on his cell phone. Of those 30, 15 of them could not be prosecuted because the statute of limitations has expired.

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    http://fox43.com/2014/05/23/ex-dover-music-teacher-arrested-on-sexual-assault-charges/
     
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    Dover teacher sexually assaulted student for years, police say

    A Dover area music teacher already facing 661 counts of possessing child pornography now faces charges of sexually assaulting a student for years, according to Northern York County Regional Police. The girl started taking flute lessons with Matthew Puterbaugh, 46, in fourth grade, and said he was always sitting close to her, according to court documents. The sexual assaults allegedly began when she was in seventh grade and lasted after she left the school district in 10th grade. The assaults occurred at schools, his house and her house between January 2001 and 2007, police said.


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    Dover teacher sexually assaulted student for years, police say

    A Dover area music teacher previously charged with 661 child porn counts now faces charges of sexually assaulting a student for years, according to Northern York County Regional Police. Matthew Puterbaugh, 46, allegedly starting assaulting a female student ...

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    http://www.eveningsun.com/crime/ci_25822472/ex-dover-area-teacher-faces-sex-assault-charges
     
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