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Former School Custodian Denies Child Porn Charge

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A former custodian at a Helena elementary school has denied allegations that he possessed and distributed child pornography.

50-year-old Derrick Drivdahl pleaded not guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Great Falls. 

Drivdahl had been charged in state court with felony sexual abuse of a minor. But that was dismissed last month so the case could be moved to federal court. 

Prosecutors say Drivdahl used the Internet to receive illegal images of children. He was arrested on July 16.

Drivdahl is a former custodian at Four Georgians Elementary School. School officials say they don't believe Drivdahl engaged in any illegal activity at the school, and that no students are involved.

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