Kindergarten Teacher from Worcester Charged with Child Pornography Possession

Kindergarten Teacher from Worcester Charged with Child Pornography Possession

WORCESTER – On Thursday night, Gregory Lisby, 40, of Worcester was arrested in Northboro and charged with possession of child pornogrphy.

Lisby resigned from his position as a kindergarten teacher on Thursday for the Holyoke Public Schools where he was employed.

On Friday, Lisby was charged with one count of possession of child pornography. He will appear in federal court in Boston at 2:15 PM today.

According to the Dept. of Justice, investigators received a tip that an image depicting child pornography was uploaded to a Microsoft OneDrive account belonging to Lisby.

A search warrant revealed that the OneDrive account held approximately 180 images and 15 videos of child pornography.

On Sept. 11, 2018, a search was executed at Lisby’s home where a preliminary on-scene review of Lisby’s OneDrive account, on both his iPad and cellphone, was conducted. Lisby was subsequently arrested last night and charged with possession of child pornography.

Lisby faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000.

Members of the public who have questions, concerns or information regarding this case should call the U.S. Attorney’s Office at 617-748-3274.


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