School: Teen gulps memory card with nude picture

October 6, 2012 7:37:37 AM PDT
A 16-year-old suburban San Antonio high school student is charged with evidence tampering. That's after school officials said he swallowed a digital memory card containing at least one photo of a nude underage girl.

The incident happened Sept. 24 at O'Connor High School in Helotes. Northside school district spokesman Pascual Gonzalez tells the San Antonio Express-News the boy was showing a nude photo to classmates when a vice president confronted him. The boy took the memory card from his smartphone and swallowed it.

Gonzalez says the photo may have been of a female student, who sent it to her then-boyfriend. He said that couldn't be confirmed because the card wasn't recovered, but there were enough witnesses to bring the charge.

The student is now in alternative school.


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