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Wrentham man pleads guilty to child porn charges

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WRENTHAM, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A Wrentham man pled guilty to 12 counts of possessing child porn and was sentenced to a year and half in prison Thursday.

A judge sentenced 49-year-old Edward Bourget to two and a half years in a house of correction, 18 months to serve, followed by six years of probation with the conditions that he undergo sex offender treatment, be subject to GPS monitoring, submit a DNA sample, possess no adult or child pornography and have no Internet access - enforced by a firewall to monitored by probation.

According to authorities, Bourget used the screen name "MWMfromMA" to communicate with a person he did not know was an undercover U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Task Force agent from September 2011 to January 2012.

The communication began when Bourget answered a posting offering sex with an underage girl in Florida. Following an investigation, probable cause was developed to obtain a search warrant for Bourget's residence.

Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey said Bourget admitted to having more than a thousand images and videos of children, some still toddlers, being sexually abused.

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