Former Fergus Falls teacher sentenced for child pornography
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A longtime substitute teacher in Fergus Falls has been sentenced to five years in prison on a child pornography charge.
Authorities say that undercover agents discovered that Joshua Noble was active on an internet-based messaging service called Chatstep. He allegedly had more than 240 images of children under 12.
The 39-year-old Noble pleaded guilty in June to distribution of child pornography.
Noble also was ordered to pay $26,000 in restitution and pay a $5,000 special assessment to the Domestic Trafficking Victims Fund.
Noble subbed in Fergus Falls for about 15 years.