Wichita man charged with distributing child porn

Child Porn (KSN File Photo)
Child Porn (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – A 47-year-old Wichita man is charged with distributing child porn.

James Paul Bettes, Jr. is charged with one count of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography.

The crime is alleged to have occurred May 16, 2014, in Wichita.

If convicted, he faces a penalty of not less than five years and not more than 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the distribution count, and a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the possession count.

Homeland Security Investigations and the Wichita Police Department investigated.

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