From EAG News:

MULBERRY, Fla. – A Florida high school teacher faces pornography charges after students allege he left his iPhone on his desk with gay porn on it in plain view.

Several students reported last Wednesday that Mulberry High School teacher Vadi Valez-Gonzalez, 47, was viewing gay male pornography on his phone in class when they approached the teacher to ask a question, the Bradenton Herald reports.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said students in the ninth-grade intensive reading class told police Valez-Gonzalez’s iPhone was sitting on his desk in plain view with a slideshow of images including a full body shot of a naked adult male, as well as two males engaged in sex.

“It’s like are you kidding me?” Sheriff Grady Judd told the news site. “You showed this pornography to ninth grade children, two girls and two guys, are you kidding me?”

The Ledger reports a female student approached the teacher to ask a question about an assignment around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday and “she could not believe what she saw,” according to the police report.

That student then returned to the Valez-Gonzalez’s desk and pretended to throw something in the garbage while she secretly recorded the images with her cell phone and forwarded the evidence to police.

“Three other students also saw pornographic images of men on Valez-Gonzalez’s iPhone, so they reported it. When Sheriff’s Office detectives obtained a search warrant for Valez-Gonzalez’s phone, they found that he viewed a male pornography website 384 times between…

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