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Police: Man Arrested for Looking at Child Porn During Flight...in First Class

BOSTON (The Blaze/AP) -- Police say a Utah man who was viewing child pornography on a Delta flight from Salt Lake City to Boston has been arrested.

Massachusetts State Police say 47-year-old Grant Smith, of Cottonwood Heights, Utah, was sitting in first class Saturday afternoon when a fellow passenger saw the pornographic images on Smith's laptop and alerted the flight crew.

When the plane landed at Boston Logan International Airport just after 4 p.m., troopers interviewed Smith and subsequently arrested him.

Police said other passengers took cell phone video of Smith, a chemistry professor, looking at the images, Boston ABC affiliate WCVB-TV reported.

He has been charged with possession of child pornography, and police say additional charges could follow. His bail is set at $15,000, and he's scheduled to be arraigned Monday.

Smith was in police custody Saturday night and couldn't immediately be reached for comment.

Delta Air Lines Inc. is based in Atlanta.

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