KENNEWICK — A Washington substitute teacher who took photos of students and possessed child pornography has been sentenced to federal prison.

The Tri-City Herald reported that Michael S. Leavitt received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday.

Leavitt pleaded guilty in March to receiving child pornography.

Authorities said an elementary school student reported in October 2017 that he placed a cellphone under her skirt and took photographs during class.

Investigators later found more than 600 images of child pornography on Leavitt’s electronic devices.

Leavitt must register as a sex offender and be subject to court supervision for 10 years following his release.

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