Former Gaston County Teacher Charged In Child Porn Case

GASTONIA, N.C. — Police have charged a former Hunter Huss High School teacher in a child pornography case.

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Gaston County Police charged Christopher Crump, 64, with Third Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.

Officials say Crump worked as a ROTC teacher at Hunter Huss High School. He retired in 2013.

Gaston County investigators worked jointly with the Gastonia Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The month long investigation focused on the downloading and sharing of digital images.

Crump is currently in the Gaston County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with information about this case should contact Det. W.M. Sampson at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.