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Wichita truck driver sentenced to 12 1/2 years for child porn

  • Eagle
  • Published Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 12:13 p.m.

A Wichita truck driver was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for transporting child pornography.

Joshua David Bellah, 40, was sentenced to 150 months in federal court after pleading guilty to one count of interstate transportation of child porn, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said in a news release.

In his plea, Bellah admitted that he drove from Oklahoma to Kansas on Oct. 22 with laptops containing several thousand images of children engaged in sexual conduct.

While traveling as a truck driver, he had previously used e-mail accounts to obtain and exchange child porn.

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