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Suspended Oakridge high school teacher faces new child porn charges

A suspended London high school teacher already charged with sexual exploitation of a young person is now facing new charges. 

Dustin Epp, 45, has been suspended by the school board

Epp was arrested on Friday, when he was also scheduled to appear in court, according to police. (Supplied by Google Earth)

A suspended London high school teacher already charged with sexual exploitation of a young person is now facing new charges.

Police say after further investigation Dustin Epp, 45, faces the following Criminal Code of Canada offences:

  • Secretly observing/recording a person for sexual purpose.
  • Unlawfully possessing child pornography.
  • Print, publishing, and possessing to publish child pornography.
  • Unlawfully accessing child pornography.
  • Telecommunication with person under, or believed to be under, 18 years for specific criminal offences.

Police say Epp was arrested on Friday, when he was also scheduled to appear in court. 

In January, police announced sexual exploitation charges against Epp, who they allege had an inappropriate relationship with a student at Oakridge Secondary School. 

He has been suspended by the Thames Valley School Board pending the results of the police investigation.

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