Chico State Professor Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A Chico State University professor has been arrested on suspicion of downloading child pornography. History Professor Laird McLeod Easton was the subject of a search warrant last Thursday. Detectives reported finding more than 100 images of child porn on Easton’s cell phone. His computers are still being searched. After being booked into jail, Easton posted bail and was released pending court. The university has suspended him from teaching.