TYLER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A 58-year-old man from Wills Point, Texas has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown announced Thursday.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run On Freeway In Fort Worth
James Joseph Veeser pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography before U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell.READ MORE: North Texans Dealing With Another Shortage Due To Pandemic: Boats
According to information presented in court, between January 2016 and January 2019, Veeser received child pornography using the internet and a computer, including three videos containing child pornography.
Veeser’s case was part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.MORE NEWS: Police: 1 Dead In Shooting Between Vehicles On I-35E Service Road In Lancaster
He faces a minimum of five years and up to 20 years in federal prison.