CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
TRAFFIC: Truck fire has shut down northbound Interstate-35W at Western Center Boulevard | Alternate Routes
NFL PRESEASON: Broncos vs. Cowboys on CBS 11 & 105.3 The Fan tonight at 6:00 PM | Cowboys News

Local

Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong Phone

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

454116976 Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong PhoneKe$sha's Scandalous Pre-VMA Selfie

454181828 Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong PhoneBilly Crystal's Robin Williams Tribute

 alt=iPhone 6 Pics Leaked!

453947324 Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong PhoneIce Bucket Challenge Fail

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

cowb thumb Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong PhoneCowboys Cheerleaders

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for texting child pornography to a phone he wrongly thought belonged to a young co-worker.

A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Thursday sentenced 31-year-old Michael Anthony Almendarez. The Corpus Christi man in May pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography.

A man contacted officers last year after getting unsolicited child pornography images on his cellphone. The man previously loaned his phone to a minor female relative who worked with Almendarez at a restaurant.

Investigators say Almendarez at one point borrowed the cellphone from the girl — not knowing the device wasn’t hers. Almendarez later texted suggestive pictures to the cellphone, which by that time was back with the owner.

A phone later confiscated from Almendarez contained child porn.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending: