School Employee Charged With Possession of Lewd Images


ABILENE, TX -- A maintenance employee at Abilene Independent School District has been arrested on charges of possession of child pornography.

According to APD, 38-year-old Jacob Escobedo was arrested on Thursday at his home.

Escobedo has been charged with possession of child pornography with intent to promote. 

While no further details have been released, Abilene ISD released the following statement.

"Thursday morning, the Abilene ISD was made aware of the arrest of an individual who was employed in the district’s Maintenance Department. Immediately upon learning of the pending charges, the individual was terminated by the district. At no time was the former employee around students after we learned of the arrest and pending charges. According to the Abilene Police Department, the arrest stems from behavior that did not occur on district property. Because this is now a police matter, we will have no further comment on the situation and all questions regarding this case should be referred to the APD."

Escobedo was booked into the Taylor County Jail and hos bond ahs been set at $25,000.

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