Man with violent, child pornography images on computer sentenced to prison

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Dunkirk man who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography is facing a lengthy sentence in prison.

On Thursday a judge sentenced Shane Taylor, 43, to 10 years behind bars. Taylor pleaded guilty as charged after three years of investigation into the child pornography case. Police say when they searched his home, they found a computer filled with over 3,000 images of child porn and violence. They also found a shotgun.

U.S. District Judge Richard Arcara sentenced him to the maximum time behind bars. Possession of child pornography carries a penalty of up to 10 years behind bars and a fine of up to $250,000. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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