School security guard accused of sending nude photos to student

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John Leslie Beighey Jr. By Jennifer Thomas John Leslie Beighey Jr. By Jennifer Thomas

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. -- A Casa Grande high school security guard was arrested Thursday after allegedly sending nude photos of himself to a student.

Police say 23-year-old John Leslie Beighey Jr. admitted to sending the photos to a 17-year-old girl.

Casa Grande Union High School notified police of the alleged misconduct earlier in the afternoon. Police interviewed Beighey, school officials and the student.

Bieghey was arrested about 5 p.m. and booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center.

Casa Grande police said they have submitted charges of furnishing harmful items to a minor, a class four felony, to the Pinal County Attorney's Office.

The investigation is ongoing.