Child Pornography

Michael Silvia arrested for child porn. (Taunton PD photo)

Franklin School Custodian Arrested For Child Porn

Police arrested 45-year-old Michael Silvia for allegedly uploading child pornography on his home computer in Taunton.


Geoffrey Portway. (Photo courtesy: Dept. of Homeland Security)

Worcester Man Gets 27 Years In Prison For Plotting To Torture Children In Dungeon

A Worcester man who authorities say chatted online with other men about their mutual desire to kidnap, rape, kill and eat children will spend the next 27 years in prison.


Steven Chan covered his face during his arraignment in Newton District Court, Aug. 30, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Newton Teacher Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Investigators say they found 27,000 pornographic images on computer hard drives taken from Steven Chan’s home.


Andrew McKinnon

Little League Coach Arrested On Child Porn Charges

An area Little League coach was arraigned on child pornography charges Friday.


Geoffrey Portway. (Photo courtesy: Dept. of Homeland Security)

US Attorney: Man Planned To Keep Children In Dungeon, Cannibalize Them

A 40-year-old U.K. citizen who most recently lived in Worcester has pleaded guilty to soliciting the kidnapping of a child as well as distribution and possession of child pornography, according to a prepared statement from U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz’s office.


David Ettlinger photo from Facebook.

State Drops Sex Abuse Charges Against Former Newton Teacher

The Middlesex and Suffolk district attorneys announced Thursday they are dropping prosecution of David Ettlinger of Newton since he will be spending years in prison followed by lifetime supervision.


Grant Smith in East Boston District Court Nov. 28

Utah Man Avoids Jail Time For Viewing Child Porn On Boston-Bound Flight

A Utah man charged with viewing child pornography on a Boston-bound commercial flight won’t have to serve his jail sentence if he sticks to the terms of his probation.


File photo

Waltham Police Officer Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A Waltham Police officer was in federal court Tuesday afternoon to face child pornography charges.


David Ettlinger photo from Facebook.

Former Newton Teacher Sentenced 45 Years For Child Porn

David Ettlinger, a former second grade teacher in Newton traded graphic images and videos of adults molesting children.


Dr. Richard Keller (Photo from Boston Children's Hospital website)

Investigators Believe Andover Doctor Filmed Child Porn Overseas

Investigators have studied what they found in Dr. Richard Keller’s home, and have become worried that he didn’t just collect child porn; he may have been making it.