Former school bus driver arrested on child pornography charges

State police have arrested a former Bristol school bus driver on child pornography charges. Wolcott resident Michael O’Brien, 29, of 54 Longmeadow Dr., was arrested on May 12 and charged with third degree possession of child pornography, a press release said.
After an investigation was conducted by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit, a search warrant was issued on May 7 for O’Brien. A press release said electronic items were seized and examined which lead to the arrest.
O’Brien drove a bus for elementary and pre-kindergarten students in Bristol, however he is no longer employed with the district.
O’Brien was released on a $10,000 bond and is expected to appear in Waterbury court on May 27.