MARTINEZ -- A Martinez man was booked into jail Friday after child pornography was found at his home, police said.

Peter Andrew Poulson, 64, was arrested after officers conducted a welfare check at his home on the 300 block of Freda Court and found child pornography images, according to Martinez Sgt. Dave Mathers.

Mathers said there were no children in the residence, but that Poulson had been employed as a teacher in at least one local school district. Police did not say specifically where he taught or when.

Poulson is being held in lieu of $160,000 bail at County Jail in Martinez on suspicion of possession of child pornography.

Anyone with information about Poulson is asked to contact Martinez police,Sgt. Dave Mathers at 925-372-3450.

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