Cumberland man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charge


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A Cumberland man has pleaded guilty in federal to child pornography charges Monday.

Patrick Newton, 27, pleaded guilty to once count of possession of child pornography.

According to prosecutors, Newton was found in possession of child pornography stored on electronic media storage devices belonging to him in March.

A search warrant of his home turned up a hard drive containing videos depicting child pornography, according to investigators.

Newton is scheduled to be sentence Jan. 12, 2023.

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