Another example of a degenerate Marxist college Professor engaged in despicable behavior, this time coming from Cal State Bakersfield.
Authorities say that Theodore Ishida, longtime Cal State Bakersfield Assistant Professor of Psychology, was arrested on Friday for the possession of child pornography.
Professor Ishida, who's been employed since 1988 at the University, has been placed on suspension for the remainder of the interim, according to CSUB officials.
Ishida, however, has an unbelievable claim as to what occurred that led to the child pornography being found on his devices.
Back in August of 2016, his home on Durham Court was burglarized, and several items from his home were stolen including a computer, of which the Bakersfield Police Department has confirmed via a news release.
Four months after the alleged burglary of his home, the 63-year-old Professor contacted Detectives to tell them that he was the victim of an extortion attempt.
According to Ishida, an unknown suspect had called him demanding a ransom for his computer, saying that if he refused to pay them that they would contact the Police and notify them of inappropriate sexual content involving children that were on the hard drive.
The Special Victims Unit of the Bakersfield Police Department then began conducting an investigation of their own and confirmed a suspect, later identified as 39-year-old Francois Gariepy, was attempting to extort Ishida for cash.
Police say that Gariepy has been arrested a whopping 30 times since 1996, and has pleaded no contest to four felonies and had 20 others dismissed during that time. He’s also pleaded no contest to 11 individual misdemeanors and had 18 of those dismissed. Twenty-one of the charges against him were related to burglary or theft.
Despite Gariepy being detained for the attempted extortion charge, and having a bail set at $70,000, they say that he is not the original source of the child pornography.
Special Agents who were assigned to the Division of Adult Parole Operations, looking into Gariepy, conducted a search of a residence he was staying at located in the 2600 block of Encina Street on December 14th of 2016.
During the search if the home, Special Agents had detained Gariepy and located Ishida’s stolen computer on the premises.
The information was provided to Bakersfield police investigators, and an extensive analysis of the computer was then conducted, according to<a href=http://www.bakersfield.com/csub-professor-allegedly-extorted-by-burglar-arrested-for-child-porn/article_93485a5a-dc54-11e7-89ac-a7c9240b949e.html"> Bakersfield.com local media</a>.
In fact, after examining the device and finishing their investigation, there's evidence to show that the child pornography was originally downloaded via CSUB computer networks, and there's no way Gariepy could have done this, and having later transferred it to Ishida’s personal computer.
The Kern County District Attorney's office also began reviewing the case in mid-November of this year, and arrest warrants for both men were issued just this week.
Ishida was then arrested and now faces one charge of possession of matter depicting a minor engaged in sexual conduct, and his bail is set at $10,000.
After learning of the warrant CSUB also barred Ishida from the premises.
On Friday, CSUB issued a statement about Ishida's arrest:
<blockquote>“CSUB took appropriate action once the University was made aware of a Bakersfield Police Department investigation of Dr. Ishida in January 2017. Since that time, Dr. Ishida has been temporarily suspended with pay pending the Bakersfield Police Department’s and the University’s investigation of the matter. Dr. Ishida does not have access to his office or the campus. The University has cooperated with Bakersfield police during the ongoing investigation and will continue to do so.”</blockquote>
This is an odd case, no doubt, and if I were to make an assumption it would be that Ishida indeed was responsible for the demented child pornography, became scared after the burglary, and tried to blame it all on the burglar to cover his tracks.
While there is little doubt the burglar, in fact, attempted to extort Ishida, it's because he noticed that there was actually child pornography on the computer when he stole it.
Despite the allegations, authorities are still asking that anyone with information regarding this investigation is to call Detective Lance O’Nesky at 661-326-3275, or the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.
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