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7:05 am on Saturday December 8, 2012

Charleston composer, former instructor pleads guilty to child porn charges

Fernando Rivas.Private school instructor Fernando Rivas plead guilty Thursday to charges of making child porn and sending images with a computer. He could face as many as 50 years in prison.  The Associated Press offers a solid update; read it here...
12:18 am on Sunday July 15, 2012

In child porn charges, Charleston composer and former instructor requests trial by judge

Fernando Rivas. Update: Rivas has plead guilty. Known for his contributions to Playhouse Disney's Handy Manny, composition of Nickelodeon promotional spots, work with Sesame Street, and time as a part time jazz instructor at the Porter Gaud School, ...
7:16 am on Saturday November 26, 2011

Composer, former instructor accused of child porn (Update: Details, inflated resume)

Fernando Rivas. Update: Rivas has requested a bench-trial. First reporting: A 2009 article in the Charleston City Paper about Fernando Rivas read, "one of America's leading composers for children's television," and indeed he is noted for work...
2:45 pm on Thursday June 9, 2011

Former disability activist arrested on child pornography charges

Image by Flickr user flickrPrinceA 49-year-old West Ashley man has been arrested on child pornography charges. Michael Edward Godkin, a former disability rights advocate who once served as executive director of the DisAbility Resource Center in...
1:30 pm on Wednesday May 4, 2011

Citadel cadet facing child porn charges posts bail

Image by Flickr user stuballscrambleOn Tuesday, May 3rd, a $50,000 bail was posted for 21-year-old Joshua Rumph, a Citadel cadet that was charged with having child pornography on his computer. The bail was set with two conditions: that Rumph not...