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Jeffrey Miller has been charged with one count  of possessing child porn. He is a substitute bus driver in the Wentzville School District Jeffrey Miller has been charged with one count of possessing child porn. He is a substitute bus driver in the Wentzville School District

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A substitute school bus driver in the Wenztville School District is accused of possessing child pornography.

Jeffrey A Miller, of O'Fallon, Missouri, has been charged with one felony count of possession of child porn for allegedly uploading 45 images and 14 videos to accounts on Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ on April 4 and 5. According to investigators, the images and videos showed a young girl in sexual situations.

According to the probable cause statement, the suspect admitted to using the images and videos to trade with others in order to obtain more images of child pornography. The suspect told officers he would store the videos and images in a Dropbox account and upload them to others using an application on his phone.

Police said that during the interview, the suspect admitted that he had molested two 8-year-old's when he was 12 and a 16-year-old when he was 22 in the state of Pennsylvania. According to police, the suspect also admitted to molesting a female friend's 9-year-old daughter when he was 20, and having sex with a 14-year-old family friend when he was 20.

Authorities said they do not believe any of the children depicted in the pornography are from the St. Louis area.

The Wentzville School District earlier confirmed that a substitute bus driver has been suspended but did not say why. In a statement, the district said:

“The Wentzville School District has learned that a substitute bus driver is under investigation by local authorities. The individual will not be utilized as a substitute while the investigation is ongoing. The safety of our students is always our primary concern and we are committed to cooperating with local authorities as needed.”

The district uses a sub finder online system when it needs to fill a shift for a regular bus driver who is unable to come in. The substitute goes online and confirms he or she will be able to work that day. It is unclear how often the driver in question worked or which routes he covered.

The district said all employees must go through a criminal background check before being hired.

Miller is being held on a $150,000 cash-only bond.

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