AZ school security guard arrested in sex investigation

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A Casa Grande school security guard is accused of sending nude photos of himself to a 17-year-old female student, police said.

John Leslie Beighey Jr. was arrested Thursday at about 5 p.m. following an investigation.

Administrators notified the Casa Grande Police Department of all alleged misconduct earlier in the afternoon.

During a police interview, Beighey admitted to sending the pictures to the student, investigators said.

Police have submitted charges of furnishing harmful items to a minor to the Pinal County Attorney's Office.

Beighey was booked and taken to the Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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