Shawn Fitzgerald, 46, a Lakeland High School special needs teacher and soccer coach, has been charged with 408 counts of possessing child pornography by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, News Channel 8 reports. There is no evidence the files were produced locally, the Sheriff’s Office said. The Polk School district says it is in the process of firing Fitzgerald.

Source: News Channel 8

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