Jury Selection for Thorndike Teacher Accused of Possessing Child Porn

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 years ago

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a former junior high school science teacher charged with possessing child pornography.Opening statements could begin tomorrow in the case of 42-year-old Michael Douglas from Augusta.Authorities say he viewed child porn on his computer at Mount View Junior High as well as on his home computer. Though the crimes were allegedly committed in two counties, the case is being consolidated into one trial in Waldo county.Douglas pleaded not guilty in January. He resigned from his teaching job last April.


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