LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A former fifth-grade teacher at a Sun Valley elementary school was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing child pornography.
Douglas Randolph Collins, 46, of Valencia, was taken into custody at Van Nuys Educational Service Center and jailed on $20,000 bail. He’s scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on one felony count of possession of matter depicting a minor in sexual conduct.
Collins taught at Fernangeles Elementary School from 1997 until October 2012, when he was removed from the classroom after allegations surfaced that he ordered child porn on DVDs online and through the mail, according to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.