Bronx High School science teacher, aged 41, arrested for "selling child pornography on a dark web"
- Jonathan Schweitzer, 41 years old, earth sciences professor at Belmont High School, arrested on federal charges of child pornography
- He is accused of exchanging videos on a dark canvas showing boys engaged in sex with other older men
- According to investigators, Schweitzer recorded the video on his personal computer and his laptop
- Schweitzer has been teaching at Belmont Prep since 2008 and had a clean criminal record  By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com
A high school teacher in the Bronx has been arrested on charges of federal child pornography for allegedly exchanging videos featuring young boys on the Internet. 19659010] Jonathan Schweitzer, age 41, who teaches Earth Science at the Belmont Preparatory High School since 2008, was arrested at his home Wednesday in the Bronx.
Federal agents learned of Schweitzer's existence while investigating child pornography online, reported ABC 7 NY
Jonathan Schweitzer, 41, Professor of Earth Sciences at the Bronx Prep School in the Bronx (photo), was arrested on federal charges of child pornography
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According to law enforcement officials, the experienced educator was reported to be exchanging videos showing boys having sex with older men and each other.
Schweitzer allegedly stored pornographic content on his personal computer and laptop
He has been charged with possession, receipt and distribution of child pornography
The New York City Department of Education released a statement calling the allegations against Schweitzer "disturbing and saddening".
Schweitzer was immediately removed from the classroom away from students, said department spokesman Douglas Cohen. "We will remove him from the payroll and seek to fire him as soon as possible".
As a teacher, Schweitzer has never been disciplined.
The preparatory high school at Belmont has about 400 students from the 9e to the 12e year.