Wichita trucker gets 12 years in child porn case

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WICHITA, Kansas – A truck driver from Wichita was sentenced Thursday to 150 months in federal prison for transporting child pornography.

Joshua David Bellah, 40, Wichita, pleaded guilty to one count of interstate transportation of child pornography.

In his plea, he admitted that on Oct. 22, 2013, he traveled from Oklahoma to Kansas with laptops containing several thousand images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

He had previously used a variety of free email accounts to obtain and exchange child pornography while he was traveling as an over-the-road truck driver.

 

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