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Haughton man, 70, gets 10 years on child porn charge

According to court documents, authorities found more than 1,100 videos and 90 photographs depicting child pornography. According to court documents, authorities found more than 1,100 videos and 90 photographs depicting child pornography.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A Haughton man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty for possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday.

John James William Bonacci Sr. 70, also was sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release.

According to court documents, authorities searched Bonacci's home on Feb. 17, 2012, in connection with a child molestation complaint. Before a search of his home was conducted, Bonacci admitted to viewing pornography for many years. Authorities found more than 1,100 videos and 90 photographs depicting child pornography. Some of the videos contained images of children under 12 years of age and some had children as young as one year. Bonacci pleaded guilty on Oct. 29, 2012.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Northwest Louisiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Bossier Parish District Attorney's Office, and the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Earl M. Campbell prosecuted the case.

This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, a U.S. Department of Justice launched nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S. Attorneys' offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims.

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