Google Reported Alleged Illegal Uploads By Former Shawnee Mission North Teacher

Tech has an amazing amount of power over the lives of locals and this is one example of online companies working actively with authorities to report suspected crime.

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"Google reported the possible uploading of child-exploitation material on four dates from January to May 2022 by an account user named Charlie Kline. The email address used was connected with another email address, which were both traced to Morris. During the investigation, authorities confirmed finding at least one explicit video that depicted a child under the age of 10 years old.A search warrant was later conducted on Morris' home. During an interview, he initially denied any involvement with the Kline account before eventually admitting that he used it."

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An affidavit unsealed Tuesday by a Johnson County District Court judge says that the Overland Park Police Department began investigating after Google submitted a cyber tip related to someone possibly uploading child pornography on Google Drive between January and May of this year, police said.

Police confirmed there was child pornography, including a video of an 8-year-old girl, linked to an account from a user named “Charlie Kline,” but also the email “” Officers identified Morris through his IP address associated with his Google Fiber account.

On Sept. 15, police executed a search warrant of Morris’ home and seized several electronic devices. Morris spoke with a detective, according to the affidavit, and initially denied any involvement with the “Charlie Kline” account. Police said he later told them he “probably” used the account, as well as an email under the same name.

Morris allegedly told police that he had seen child pornography on his iPad more than five times from pop-up ads. He denied downloading or sharing child pornography.

Detectives found about 130 images and 12 videos of child porn on his iPad, as well as bookmarks of websites, such as “Jailbait4U.”

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Court documents show Google tipped off police about ex-Shawnee teacher's alleged child porn activity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Johnson County District Court affidavit released Tuesday revealed that Google tipped off Overland Park police about alleged child-pornography activity by a former Shawnee Mission North teacher. Alexander Morris was charged in late September with five counts of child exploitation of a child.