Bulletin Staff Report

Police arrested a Bend-La Pine Schools bus driver Friday on suspicion of downloading child pornography.

Bend Police and Sunriver Police learned Wednesday that someone had been downloading child pornography in the Sunriver home of 62-year-old bus driver Karl Avery Trinrud. Police searched the home in the 17000 block of Wickiup Lane and found child pornography.

Trinrud was arrested Friday and booked at the Deschutes County jail on three counts of first-degree encouraging child sex abuse, a class B felony with a maximum prison sentence of 10 years.

The investigation is continuing and more charges may follow, according to police.

Court records show Trinrud does not have a prior criminal history in Oregon.

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