Accused Campbell Nanny Appears in Court July 30

John "Mr. Johnny" Walker, 41, has been accused of molesting 10 girls in Campbell.

John "Mr. Johnny" Walker, the Campbell nanny accused of molesting 10 young girls, will be in court on July 30 to enter a plea.

The crimes, according to court documents, took place between November 2009 and March 2012.

Walker, 41, has been charged with a total of 15 counts, including:

  • Nine counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child under the age of 14;
  • Two counts of oral copulation of a child under the age of 10;
  • One count of possession of child pornography.

"He's looking at 195 years to life for these charges," said Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Clarissa Hamilton.

The case began when an alleged victim told their parent about the inappropriate behavior that was taking place while Walker was watching them, Campbell Police Sgt. Gary Berg said. It was then that the first parent contacted the police department.

 on suspicion of child molestation. The case has .

The court reports state that Walker said he had "an interest in 'child development' and 'child psychology.' His goal was to become a teacher."

The reports also reveal that Walker has been investigated in the past for "similar types of allegations and these reports and facts will be located and forwarded to the DA's office at a later time."

The defense, led by private attorney Nelson McElmurray, has asked for more time to review evidence, interview witnesses and investigate, Hamilton said.

This constant continuance of cases is one of the biggest challenges prosecutors face, she said.

The Campbell Police Department is urging anyone with information or who has knowledge of other possible victims to contact the Campbell Police Department at 408-871-5190.

Follow our continued coverage of this case here.

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