Hubert man sentenced to 15+ years in prison on child pornography charges

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ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina man will spend more than 15 years behind bars on child pornography charges.

James Bonnette, 39, from Hubert, was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

Officials say Bonette shared and downloaded child pornography files on his computer back in 2017. Investigators say they found thousands of images and videos of child pornography on two of his hard drives

He was sentenced to 188 months in prison followed by a lifetime term of supervised release.