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***ARRESTED*** CHILD PORNOGRAPHY DAYTON ISD MUSIC TEACHER

NAME: JANECKA, JOSHUA

Janecka has been charged with five counts of possession of child pornography and one count of possession with intent to promote child pornography, according to the post and Harris County Sheriff’s Office online records.

Constable Herman’s online post says his office’s “Criminal Investigations Division received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding an individual in the Humble… area believed to be in possession of Child Pornography. Investigators identified the suspect as Joshua Janecka. Investigators were able to determine that Janecka had been electronically sharing and storing images of Child Pornography.

Dayton ISD music teacher Joshua Janecka, 31, was arrested yesterday in Humble by Harris County Pct. 4 Constable Mark Herman’s Office after a search of Janecka’s home allegedly produced a large number of images of children being sexually exploited and assaulted, according to a Facebook post this morning by the constable’s office.

Janecka has been charged with five counts of possession of child pornography and one count of possession with intent to promote child pornography, according to the post and Harris County Sheriff’s Office online records.

Constable Herman’s online post says his office’s “Criminal Investigations Division received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding an individual in the Humble… area believed to be in possession of Child Pornography. Investigators identified the suspect as Joshua Janecka. Investigators were able to determine that Janecka had been electronically sharing and storing images of Child Pornography.

“Further investigation by the… High Tech Crimes unit found Janecka to currently be employed as a music teacher for an Elementary School in the Dayton Independent School District. In addition he is believed to have been associated with the Boy Scouts of America, as a scout leader, and swim instructor for children for several years.

“Based on the investigation, a search warrant for Janecka’s residence was executed in the early hours of April 04… and yielded an abundance of images, literature, and videos of children being sexually exploited and sexually assaulted. Investigators also went to his school and seized his computer for analysis. The investigation will continue with detailed forensic exams of the remaining electronic devices found in Janecka’s possession in order to determine the magnitude of the child pornography.”

The school district has issued the following press release:

“Dayton ISD was notified of an arrest in Harris County of a Richter Elementary teacher. We are fully cooperating with their investigation. We have placed the teacher on administrative leave while their investigation continues.

“In an effort to keep parents informed, letters will be distributed to all Richter Elementary students this afternoon. As always, the safety of our students and staff is our number one priority.”

Predator Alert ran by Margie T. with Houstons Voice For The Missing.

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