Rolla man sentenced for multiple child porn charges

6 months 6 days 17 hours ago Friday, February 10 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Friday, February 10, 2017 9:39:00 AM CST February 10, 2017 in News
By: Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

ROLLA - A Rolla man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to multiple child pornography charges, according to the Phelps County Prosecutor's office. 

Prosecutors said 34-year-old Michael D. Shimon pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of promoting child pornography and two counts of possessing child pornography. Shimon admitted to having more than 150 explicit photos and videos of minors, according to the county prosecutor.

Judge William E. Hickle sentenced Shimon to 12 years in prison on each of the three counts.

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