SENTENCED: Three years in prison for 21-year-old man accused of possessing child pornography

KENOSHA COUNTY (WITI) -- Charged with possession of child pornography following an operation involving the Department of Justice and the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department regarding internet crimes against children, has been sentenced to prison.

21-year-old Andrew Christensen initially faced six counts of possession of child pornography. He pleaded guilty to three of those charges, and three were dismissed.

In court on Thursday, October 30th, Christensen was sentenced to three years in prison and five years extended supervision, to be served concurrently (at the same time).

A separate case charged Christensen with eight counts of felony bail jumping, but all of those charges have been dismissed.

On January 31st, special agents with the DOJ and deputies from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at Christensen's home in Trevor -- a home he reportedly shared with his grandmother.

On February 1st, Christensen was charged with six counts of possession of child pornography.

According to the criminal complaint, on January 31st, during the execution of the search warrant, a forensic preview of a computer hard drive belonging to the suspect uncovered videos consistent with child pornography.

According to the criminal complaint, when asked by agents if Christensen knew why they were at this home, he indicated he knew why, stating agents were there “because he was downloading and looking at images of ‘bad things’ on the computer.”

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