SHALER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A Shaler Township man will spend more than 5 years behind bars after investigators seized nearly 3,000 images and 60 videos of child pornography on his devices.
Brian Reddinger, 37, was sentenced to 63 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced Tuesday.READ MORE: 'The Neighborhood Jewel': Community Fights To Save St. Philip School In Crafton From Closing
Reddinger was convicted of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of minors.READ MORE: Pa. Sen. Bob Casey Sponsors Bill To Protect Children From Falling Furniture
In 2016, while officials were executing a search warrant, Reddinger reportedly admitted to searching, downloading, viewing and possessing child porn, saying he searched for it at least once a week and had files depicting victims as young as 5 years old.
While he said he had been deleting files, he said he “probably has a gross number” of child porn on his devices and asked agents to overlook the situation.MORE NEWS: Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh Steelers Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic At Heinz Field
In total, 2,932 images and 60 videos were seized.