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SACRAMENTO–

A month-long investigation by the Sacramento Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force into the distribution and possession of child pornography ended this morning with the arrest of a former music teacher.

32-year-ol Ethan Lewis taught at the Nevada City School of the Arts. He resigned from the school on August 10.

Lewis, who worked as a part-time instructor at the school for eight years, turned himself in and was booked into the Nevada County Jail.

Investigators say he downloaded obscene images of underage boys.

He has since bailed out.

We stopped by his home this afternoon. A man who identified himself as Ethan’s brother, Kelson, said he wasn’t home but told us this:

“I love my brother with all my heart, and he would never do anything to hurt a fly.”

In a letter to parents, school director Holly Pettitt said Lewis had passed a thorough background and reference check prior to his employment, in which he had no complaints or allegations of misconduct filed against him in the past eight years.

Detectives say that because Lewis was a teacher that had regular access to children, there may be more victims. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sacramento ICAC Task Force at (916) 874-3002.