A 33-year-old man has been charged following an incident at a private piano lesson last month.
The Calgary Police Service Child Abuse Unit says the mother of a five-year-old girl contacted authorities after her daughter described that her piano teacher had allegedly shown her pornographic videos while conducting a private lesson at the family’s northwest home.
Darrin Colby Hogue has been charged with one count of making sexually explicit material available to children, and one count of possession of obscene material for the purpose of publication.
He will next appear in court next month.
(Screen captures via Harmony Music website)
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