FAIRFIELD — A former top school official with the Vacaville School District was sentenced Friday to six months in jail for possessing child pornography.
Steven S. Shields was four months into his job as chief business officer for the district when he was arrested Nov. 2, 2011, at his home in Clayton.
Walnut Creek police serving a search warrant at the home found child pornography on a computer belonging to Shields. The school district put Shields on paid administrative leave after his arrest. He was put on unpaid leave in January 2012 and later resigned.
Shields pleaded no contest in November to a single felony charge of possessing child pornography.
A district investigation found no pornography on district-owned computers.
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