Police: Charles County Substitute Teacher Had ‘Inappropriate Communication' With Student

Police in Charles County, Maryland, arrested a substitute teacher after he allegedly sent and received explicit photos of a middle school girl.

Charles County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Keith Allan Krikstan, 30, of Waldorf, Maryland and charged him with child pornography, displaying sexually explicit materials to a minor and sexual abuse of a minor.

Detective said students at John Hanson Middle School reported Krikstan, who was a substitute teacher at the school, was having inappropriate communication with another student. Police said he got the cellphone number of a girl and began text her in December 2017.

They said the two kept in contact via FaceTime and social media. Detectives said Krikstan convinced the girl to send explicit photos to him and sent some of himself to her.

After the discovery, Krikstand was removed from the school, and detectives recovered cellphones and computers from him.

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