Pa. judge gives man 935- to 1,870-year sentence

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Here's a great find for us this year. It's the first time in the 'Taste' for Papi's Family Restaurant, 690 Hertel Avenue (right across from the Post Office). Owner Railly Betances is shown here with his nine year old daughter, Jessly, and the enthusiastic crew from Papi's. Everything they served tasted like award-winners- Roasted Pork, Spanish Rice with Green Peas, Chicken Empanadillas, and (non-alcoholic) Pina Colada Slushies.

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has imposed a 935- to 1,870-year prison sentence to an 81-year-old man who sexually abused a girl for four years and videotaped nearly every assault.

The Bucks County Courier Times reported Tuesday that Judge Albert Cepparulo said he wanted the sentence to serve as a warning to other child predators.

Thomas Holliday was convicted in January of 234 crimes, including hundreds of counts related to creating and possessing child pornography.

Prosecutors said Holliday began abusing the girl in 2009, when she was 14.

Holliday was a family friend who offered to help the girl’s mother financially and the girl was sent to live with him.

He denied the charges, telling the judge that he and the teen were in love.

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