Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Former Jacksonville teacher accused of possessing child sex abuse videos

Jose Luis Magana
AP file

A former Jacksonville teacher is charged with possessing a computer disk drive containing videos depicting the sexual abuse of children, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida said Monday.

FBI agents arrested Michael Paul Gillis, 64, at his home, federal prosecutors said.

According to court documents and information provided in open court, FBI agents executed a search warrant at Gillis’ residence and seized a computer hard disk drive that was inside a desktop computer belonging to Gillis. A forensic review of this disk drive revealed that it contained videos depicting children being sexually abused, according to prosecutors.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.