A former Little League coach is has plead guilty to charges of downloading child pornography on July 14.
Everett Abney, 42, was a coach for 5 to 7 in Edison’s Midtown National Little League and was still actively coaching when FBI agents first interviewed him on Feb. 4, 2009. Agents then examined his computer and discovered hundreds of images of child pornography.
When Abney appeared in court, Abney admitted he habitually searched the internet during the 18 months prior to February 2009, using keyword searches like “pedo,””teen,” and “youngteen.”
FBI agents first interviewed Abney in 2009, but he was not arrested until Step. 1. This drew criticism from Little League officials and players’ parents because Abney had coached the previous spring.
Abney now faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he faces sentencing on Oct. 14.
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