Documents: Former YMCA employee took explicit photos with children
ROANOKE Co., Va. (WSET) -- Federal court documents show a former YMCA of Roanoke Valley employee in Roanoke County had child pornography pictures on her phone including one that indicated simulated oral sex.
Shannon Bobrosky was arrested last Wednesday and admitted to producing images of child porn.
The court documents show that based on information provided by law enforcement in Newark, New Jersey, last Wednesday a Roanoke City Police Department officer swore out a state of Virginia search warrant for a search of Bobrosky's personal items.
Police said the search authorized officers to take and search her computers and all other storage devices that might give evidence of the possession, reproduction, distribution, or facilitation of child porn or evidence of child sexual abuse, as well as other materials specified in the warrant.
Police went to the YMCA to tell Bobrosky that they had a search warrant for her items.
After the search, police took multiple electronic devices.
They said she agreed to a voluntary interview, during which she signed a consent to search form, authorizing police to search the phone in her possession.
The FBI identified six images on her phone; four included a female hand fondling a prepubescent boy and two images showed a female mouth simulating oral sex on a prepubescent boy.
During the interview, police said Bobrosky admitted that she took the pictures of the victim for purposes of distribution on the Kik messenger app and to people she had an online relationship with.
She also admitted that the female hand and mouth in the pictures were hers.
Police said after further review of her phone, they found an image of an individual appearing to be Bobrosky performing what appears to be oral sex on a currently unidentified minor.
Bobrosky is currently being held in the Roanoke City Jail under no bond.
She's charged with sexual exploitation of children.
The YMCA where Bobrosky was employed issued a statement saying:
The YMCA of Roanoke Valley takes its hiring process very seriously. Prior to employment all employees go through a national background check, Virginia State Police background check, Child Protective Services screening, as well as a daily screening against the National Sex Offender Registry.
A YMCA spokesperson also said Bobrosky was fired the moment they learned of her arrest.
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