Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 10, 2011

School official charged with child pornography

BY ALEX PIAZZA
apiazza@record-eagle.com

— TRAVERSE CITY — Authorities charged a top administrator with the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District with multiple sexual assault charges, including child pornography counts.

Michael Robert Porter, TBAISD’s chief technology officer, is accused of possessing and manufacturing child pornography and using a computer for criminal activity, in addition to a variety of other charges, according to Grand Traverse County sheriff’s officials.

Authorities said the victim was not a student at TBAISD.

For more on this story, see Tuesday’s Record-Eagle.