Nova Scotia

Halifax ex-teacher guilty of child porn possession

A former teacher with the Halifax Regional School Board went to jail Wednesday after being found guilty of possessing child porn.

A former teacher with the Halifax Regional School Board went to jail Wednesday after being found guilty of possessing child pornography.

Adriano Gerald Benigno was sentenced Wednesday to six months behind bars.

He'll be on probation for 18 months after that.

Benigno has been employed by the board for five years and spent the last two at St. Stephen's Elementary School.

He resigned effective August 1.

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