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Hall Co. bus driver faces child porn charges

ATLANTA -- Authorities have arrested a Hall County school bus driver on charges of possessing child pornography.

Authorities arrested 41-year-old John Spinks Thursday at his home in Oakwood.

Spinks, a bus driver for the Hall County School System, was taken into custody on federal charges related to the receipt, possession and distribution of child pornography.

According to an FBI press release, the investigation was initiated when Spinks began chatting online with undercover law enforcement agents and officers detailed to an FBI Crimes Against Children initiative.

Spinks is currently being held at the Atlanta pretrial detention facility and will have his initial appearance in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge Baverman in Atlanta Thursday.