Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Ex-JBLM soldier gets 17 years for child porn

Apr. 24, 2014 - 08:25AM   |  
  • Filed Under

TACOMA, WASH. — A former soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for producing and distributing child pornography, including a video of him molesting a 3-year-old child.

U.S. District Judge Benjamin Settle imposed the sentence this week on Arron D. Burton in federal court in Tacoma.

Burton pleaded guilty in January.

According to the plea agreement, Burton was living at the base near Tacoma in late 2012 when he came to the attention of law enforcement because of the child pornography he distributed on the Internet. Warrant searches of Burton’s computers showed more than 100 images and 27 videos of child pornography.

Following his release from prison, Burton will be required to register as a sex offender.

Answers by RallyPoint

Join trending discussions in the military's #1 professional community. See what members like yourself have to say from across the DoD.

More In News

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan
Rates

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.


This Week's Army Times

This Week's Army Times

New re-up rules
Drawdown triggers 'precision retention' strategy

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Classifieds
MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
Woman who cried rape
(3 replies)
   Last Post: TJMAC77SP
        May 3, 2014 1:32 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        May 1, 2014 5:03 PM
Cliven Bundy
(45 replies)
   Last Post: Chief_KO
        Apr 26, 2014 9:49 AM
Handbooks

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook