Gering Man Gets Prison for Child Pornography

sex-offendersGERING, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man has been given six years in prison for distributing child pornography.

U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced Friday that 52-year-old Ralph Moreno was sentenced in federal court in Lincoln to 72 months. He will be required to register as a sex offender.

The Nebraska State Patrol says an investigator downloaded a video of child pornography from Moreno’s computer in October. That led to a search warrant of Moreno’s residence in November. A forensic review revealed more than 200 videos of child pornography were collected over a five-year period.