Colorado Springs Elementary Teacher Joshua Silverthorn Charged With Internet Sexual Exploitation Of A Child

A Colorado Springs elementary school teacher was arrested as part of an undercover investigation into internet crimes against children.

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- An elementary school PE teacher now facing charges after police say he was using the internet to try and have sex with children. Colorado Springs Police department arrested 34-year-old Joshua Silverthorn for internet sexual exploitation of a child. Silverthorn is a teacher at Monterey Elementary School. During the investigation, officers while undercover communicated on the internet with people interested in having sex with children. One of them was identified as Silverthorn. He's now been placed on administrative leave.