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Former Thomson teacher will plead in computer porn case

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A former Thomson teacher who was arrested and charged with two counts of computer pornography and child exploitation on Feb. 24, 2010, has waived jury trial.

Philip Bradley Pirkle, a former Thomson Middle School band instructor, is scheduled to plea before Toombs Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Harold A. Hinesley on Oct. 6 in McDuffie County.

Pirkle resigned in July 2009 after Georgia Bureau of Investigation authorities secured a warrant, searched his house and seized his computer for evidence linking him to inappropriate communications with a 14-year-old girl.

The girl’s mother had informed the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Department her daughter had been on MySpace communicating with Pirkle.

The communications were of a sexual nature. Pirkle was indicted by a grand jury in August 2010.

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Craig Spinks
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Craig Spinks 09/28/11 - 04:03 pm
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He won't like his reception

He won't like his reception to the GA prison system.

MrTigidy777
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MrTigidy777 09/28/11 - 07:47 pm
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Computer Porn Case? This guy

Computer Porn Case? This guy is a pedaphile and a predator: why not say so.....

Vito45
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Vito45 09/28/11 - 08:32 pm
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"The International

"The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) defines pedophilia as a "disorder of adult personality and behaviour" in which there is a sexual preference for children of prepubertal or early pubertal age.[5]"

Predator maybe, but not pedophile. Pedophiles like undeveloped children.

Vito45
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Vito45 09/29/11 - 11:07 am
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I'm with you on that

I'm with you on that myfather15, 5 would be good. I was trying to stir some discussion with that post, hoping to get people to realize that males being attracted to biologically mature females is not a perversion, but biology. In some cultures, girls are still married off once they become sexually mature, and at one time in this country it was not unheard of.
Fortunately, we have determined that is inappropriate and immoral, thus the laws forbidding it. It also seems to me that today's females are going through puberty earlier and earlier; and with the clothing/makeup some have, I couldn't tell a 14 y.o. from a 21 y.o. Glad I'm way too old for that to matter, but I would hate to be a young man in search of love.
Like most dad's, I always wanted a little girl, but in a lot of ways I'm glad we didn't have one. I believe with all that goes on today, I would have been stark raving mad by now with worry. My sons are grown men and I still worry; can't imagine if they were female.

my.voice
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my.voice 09/29/11 - 11:55 am
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Good luck in Reidsville!

Good luck in Reidsville!

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