facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Iowa professor charged after laptop porn flap

Jan. 20, 2014 at 5:15 PM   |   Comments

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Police said an Iowa college professor allegedly falsely reported a school laptop stolen because it was due to be replaced and contained pornography.

Brent Sandy, 55, a music professor at the University of Iowa, told police the laptop had been stolen out of his office Jan. 13. The school's IT department traced the missing computer's IP address to Sandy's home, where police executed a search warrant and recovered the device, along with a small quantity of marijuana, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reported Monday.

Police said the computer was going to be replaced but Sandy did not want to turn it in because it contained pornographic images.

Police charged Sandy with making a false report, possession of a controlled substance and third-degree theft.

Topics: Marijuana
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
U.S. Air Force orders more RQ-4 Global Hawks U.S. Air Force orders more RQ-4 Global Hawks
2
Plane crash in Vinoy Park narrowly misses St. Pete condos Plane crash in Vinoy Park narrowly misses St. Pete condos
3
Kirsten Gillibrand: I don't know who called me 'porky' Kirsten Gillibrand: I don't know who called me 'porky'
4
Lobbyist Thomas 'Tommy' Boggs dies of heart attack
5
Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper arrested for kidnapping, sexual assault Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper arrested for kidnapping, sexual assault
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback