- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a youth soccer coach was arrested on child pornography charges in suburban Atlanta.

WXIA-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1F08QAf ) on Thursday that 66-year-old Michael Shaner has been charged with computer pornography and child exploitation. Shaner was arrested on Tuesday in Cobb County.

An arrest warrant says Shaner is accused of having 61 photographs of nude children.

Acworth Police say seven videos of nude children engaging in sexual activities were also found on Shaner’s computer and external hard drive.

Investigators say there was no evidence that Shaner was involved in the creation of child pornography or child molestation.

Police say Shaner worked as a youth soccer coach Southern Soccer Academy.

Shaner is being held without bond at the Cobb County Jail.

Online jail records didn’t indicate an attorney for Shaner.


Information from: WXIA-TV, https://www.11alive.com/

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