Miami County man sentenced for child pornography

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A man from Miami County was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison and multiple fines today after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography.

Joel Haines, 61, of Paola, Kansas, was ordered to pay $5,000 to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act Fund and $3,000 to each of 15 victims who requested restitution in addition to his time to be served, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Haines was found to have 1,433 child pornography images on his computer, including images of children under the age of two being sexually abused as well as images of girls ages 6 to 12.

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