Darlington man sentenced for possession of child pornography

Darlington County, SC - COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – A Darlington man has been sentenced to jail for possession of child pornography.

Curtis William Wright, 43, of Darlington, SC, was sentenced to 120 months in jail and three years supervised release by United States District Judge R. Bryan Harwell of Florence.

Wright was also ordered to participate in a sex offender treatment program and ordered to register as a sex offender upon his release from prison.

Evidence presented at the guilty plea hearing established that last July, a computer shop reported to the Darlington Police Department that Wright had rented a computer for a month, then returned it containing images of child pornography.

Investigators obtained a search warrant for Wright's residence and found computer discs containing approximately 3,000 pornographic pictures of babies and young children.

According to officials, when Wright was interviewed and admitted he had viewed and traded child pornography for the past five years.

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