NC middle school teacher charged with 15 counts of child porn

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William Edwardson, 55, of Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina middle school teacher has been arrested and charged with 15 counts involving child pornography.

WCTI reported that William Edwardson, 55, of Jacksonville, is accused of having multiple inappropriate videos or images of children on his computer.

The suspect is an eighth grade social studies teacher at Trexler Middle School in Richlands. He also serves as an athletic director for the school, according to WCTI.

Edwardson was arrested early Saturday morning and placed in the Onslow County Jail under a $250,000 bond. He has court planned on Monday.