Former Junior High Teacher Heading To Trial

Rob Poindexter

Updated 4 years ago

Jury selection will begin next week in the trial of a former junior high school science teacher charged with two counts of possessing child pornography. 42-year-old Michael Douglas of Augusta appeared in Waldo County Superior Court this morning and, according to his attorney, Walter Mckee, plead not-guilty to the charges.Douglas allegedly viewed child porn on his school and home computers, resulting in charges in Waldo County and Kennebec County.He’ll be tried on both counts in one trial in Waldo County. Douglas taught junior high school science at Mount View Junior High School in Thorndike until he resigned back in April.The case is set to go to trial in January.


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