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Amite man sentenced for child pornography

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Vernon Sweeney (Source: Office of the Louisiana Attorney General) Vernon Sweeney (Source: Office of the Louisiana Attorney General)
AMITE, LA (WAFB) -

An Amite man will spend five years in prison for child pornography.

Vernon Sweeney, 46, had pled guilty to pornography involving juveniles.

Sweeney was arrested in December 2011 after investigators executed a search warrant at his home.

Officers with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office found child pornography on his computer.

District Attorney Scott Perrilloux says Sweeney will have to serve all five years without parole.

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