Father turns teen son into police after finding child porn on phone


O'FALLON, MO -An O’Fallon, Missouri teenager is under investigation for child porn after his father turned him in.  According to St. Charles County court documents and a police probable cause statement, the father, Paul Spensberger, reported to police on December 30, 2017, that he found nude pictures of a toddler on his son, Andrew Spensberger's, cell phone. He had confiscated the device after punishment for other bad behavior.

Police say the images were of one of Andrew's girlfriend's relatives. Court documents state that Spensberger was planning to sell the images for $330 to a classmate he suspects is a pedophile.

Andrew remains at the St. Charles County jail with a $10,000 bond. He is scheduled for a court appearance at 9:00am Tuesday.

Investigators say Andrew took the pictures at his home on Vine Street in O’Fallon, Missouri. According to a probable cause statement from O’Fallon police, Spensberger admitted he took the pictures of the two-year-old girl while she slept on the floor of his bedroom. Police say he admitted that he removed the girl's diaper and then taking two pictures with his cell phone camera.

Paul Spensberger told FOX 2 that he denies saying some things that are being quoted by another media outlet. Police and prosecutors declined to do an on-camera interview.