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School Custodian Charged With Child Porn

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A custodian at a Helena elementary school is jailed on a child pornography charge.
    
Justice of the Peace Mike Swingley set bail at $100,000 for 49-year-old Derrick Lee Drivdahl during an initial appearance Wednesday and ordered a mental health evaluation. Drivdahl has not entered a plea to the charge of sexual abuse of children.
    
Charging documents say a Helena police officer who is a member of the Montana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force learned that Drivdahl was using the Internet to receive, possess and distribute child pornography.
    
Drivdahl was arrested Tuesday.
    
Helena Superintendent of Schools Kent Kultgen says Drivdahl was suspended without pay while the investigation continues. Kultgen says Drivdahl passed a background check and there is no evidence that students or computers at Four Georgians Elementary were involved.

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