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Ex-substitute teacher to be sentenced in largest seizure of child porn images in Michigan history

David William Huntley to be sentenced

DETROIT – David William Huntley is scheduled to be in court Wednesday morning for his in sentencing in what police call the largest child pornography bust in the state of Michigan's history. 

The last time Huntley made a court appearance was back in March 2015. Since then, the case has been moved to federal court where cameras are not allowed inside. 

UPDATE: Huntley was sentenced to 20 years in prison and 10 years of probation after his release

The 52-year-old former substitute teacher was charged with possessing a massive library of child pornography at his Monroe home. He's accused of having three million images which, again, is the largest such seizure in Michigan history. 

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Huntley worked as a substitute teacher at 18 different Monroe-area schools between March 2000 and August 2003. Those schools include:

  • Sterling -- Airport Community Schools
  • Custer 1 -- Monroe Public Schools
  • Hurd Road Elementary -- Jefferson Schools
  • Airport High School
  • North Elementary -- Jefferson Schools
  • Jefferson High School
  • Monroe Middle School
  • Bedford High School
  • Ida Middle School
  • Monroe High School
  • Jefferson Middle School
  • Ida Elementary
  • Wagar Middle School -- Airport Community Schools
  • Sodt Elementary -- Jefferson Schools
  • Ida High School
  • Smith Road Elementary -- Bedford Schools
  • Cantrick -- Monroe Public Schools

Investigators said Huntley admitted to having sexual contact with multiple children spanning decades. However, there are no reports of him touching or trying to touch students in school. 

Moreover, police said they don't believe Huntley harmed any children in the classroom. Instead, they suspect he may have assaulted children in public places. 

READ BACK: Investigators: Ex-substitute teacher admits to drugging, sexually abusing children

Wednesday's sentencing comes after Huntley accepted a plea deal with federal prosecutors. How long he will spend in prison will be up to the judge, but prosecutors are asking for 20 years and $10,000 in restitution. His defense attorney is asking for 5 years with credit for time served. 

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