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COLLECTOR OF CHILD PORN GETS 5 YEARS IN PRISON

An Amherst man who admitted having child pornography on his computer has been sentenced to five years in prison, federal authorities reported Friday.

Robert Beatty, 69, pleaded guilty last fall to possession of child pornography. The sentence was handed down by U.S. District Judge John T. Elfvin.

According to federal authorities, Beatty admitted that he had images of child pornography in his computer in February 2004. Beatty admitted receiving the images through the Internet, then distributing them via e-mail, with the expectation of receiving similar material in return, authorities said.

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