FOXBOROUGH — A Foxborough High School teacher was arrested Thursday on child porn charges after authorities allegedly found 40 images on his laptop — including some with prepubescent kids younger than 12.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Thomas Davis, 41, of Mansfield, was charged with possession of child pornography and receiving child pornography over the internet after law enforcement searched his home on Thursday.

The office said authorities seized Davis' laptop and conducted an on-site examination of the device, allegedly finding around 40 images of child pornography, including images involving prepubescent minors under the age of 12.

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Davis has been detained pending a probable cause and detention hearing set for Sept. 1.

He faces a sentence of 5-20 years in prison, with at least five years and up to a lifetime of supervised release as well as a fine of up to $250,000.

 

Members of the public who have questions, concerns, or information regarding this case should call 617-748-3274.

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