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Illegal alien living in Abbeville sentenced prison for possessing child porn

Posted: 12:55 PM, Oct 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-19 14:03:05-04

An illegal alien from Mexico was sentenced Wednesday to seven years and six months in prison for using his phone and an online account to acquire and possess child pornography, according to United States Attorney David C. Joseph.

Paul Armenta-Bojorquez, 34, of Sinaloa, Mexico, but who resided in Abbeville was sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. on one count of possession of child pornography. According to the May 16, 2018, guilty plea, law enforcement agents interviewed Armenta-Bojorquez on November 13, 2017, regarding possession of child pornography. He told agents that he received child pornography through his phone and then transferred it onto an online account. Law enforcement agents reviewed the material found on the online account, and it contained child pornography. Some of the material was of children who were younger than 12.