Santa Cruz Police expanded the charges of lewd acts with a minor
against surf school instructor Dylan Greiner Thursday, after finding
500,000 images on his computer including some of girls he was teaching
for the Boys and Girls Club.
Greiner, who was arrested Friday, Aug. 16 for
sexual contact with two underage girls, is charged with 28 counts of
child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor.
The case was
started after a 17-year-old girl complained to authorities that she had
been victimized by Greiner when she was 14, according to this story in the Sentinel.
In court, the prosecutor said that Greiner had underage girls create pornography.
investigators have expanded the locations where Mr. Greiner was
carrying out his crimes," the department said in a press release. "Detectives have discovered that Mr. Greiner also took inappropriate
photos of young girls while teaching basic board techniques in
conjunction with his surf lessons at the Boys and Girls Club in Santa
The police department has set up a special email for inquiries from parents at email@example.com
"The magnitude of this case grows everyday," police wrote.
had been a vocal supporter of police and efforts to clean up the
beaches and railroad tracks of the needles that junkies left behind. He
made videos that exposed the trash and needles at Cowell Beach, which
were widely distributed and he spent time cleaning the beaches and