FORMER TALK RADIO HOST PLEADS GUILTY TO DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Bernard V. Ward, a 57 year old AM radio station talk show personality on San Francisco-based KGO 810 NewsTalk, received images of child pornography on his computer and is also charged with two counts of knowingly distributing images of child pornography that had been mailed, shipped, and transported in interstate commerce by means of a computer.  Ward faces a maximum of 20 years in prison on each count, a $250,000 fine, and a lifetime term of supervised release.

Ward entered a guilty plea on May 8, 2008, in federal court