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Former Iowa City bus driver pleads guilty to having child porn

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- A former Iowa City elementary school bus driver has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.

According to court records, John Theodore Grassi, 35, pleaded guilty in Davenport federal court on Sept. 22. He was accused of having computer images and videos of child pornography.

Grassi is currently serving a 10-year state prison sentence after being convicted on one count of Third Degree Sexual Abuse of 12 or 13-year-old.  A second count of the same charge was dismissed according to online court records.

Grassi was driving an Iowa City elementary school route when he was arrested for sexual abuse.  School and bus company officials have said there was no evidence he harmed any student riding the bus.

His sentencing is scheduled for January 21, 2011.

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