Sentenced to 9 years federal prison
Beaumont — The Associated Press is reporting; a 63-year-old southeast Texas man accused of storing hundreds of images of child pornography on his cellphone has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison.
Edward Lee Caldwell Sr. of Nederland was sentenced Aug. 2. He pleaded guilty in April to distributing child pornography. Court records show that law enforcement officers received information from someone in Ohio that they had received a text message photo from Caldwell showing a child engaged in sexual
Federal authorities searched Caldwell's apartment and seized his cellphone. Prosecutors say 486 images and 32 videos of child porn were found on the phone.