Man gets 5 years for child pornog­ra­phy

Woonsocket Call - - OBITUARIES/REGION -

HART­FORD, Conn. (AP) — A Con­necti­cut man who had more than 200 im­ages and videos of child pornog­ra­phy on a thumb drive has been sen­tenced to five years in pri­son.

The Day re­ports 28-year-old Wil­liam Mil­let, of Gro­ton, was sen­tenced Thurs­day in U.S. Dis­trict Court in Hart­ford to five years in pri­son fol­lowed by five years of su­per­vised re­lease. Mil­let pleaded guilty to re­ceipt of child pornog­ra­phy in June.

Pros­e­cu­tors say Mil­lett was ar­rested in Nov. 2017 af­ter in­ves­ti­ga­tors dis­cov­ered his IP ad­dress as­so­ci­ated had ac­cessed child pornog­ra­phy.

Lo­cal po­lice, state po­lice and Home­land Se­cu­rity in­ves­ti­gated the case.

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