Brighton man sentenced for possessing child pornography

Posted at: 10/10/2012 12:23 PM

A Brighton man convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Tuesday.

David Helander, 65, was sentenced to 5 years in prison and 10 years of supervised release.

Helander was convicted of downloading more than 1,645 images of child pornography over the internet. The images included prepubescent children as well as depictions of violence against children.