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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 33-year-old Albert Lea man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for possessing approximately 5,700 images of child pornography as well as receiving a video containing similar material.

Jesse Jeff Stewart was sentenced to 85 months in prison on one count of receipt of child pornography after pleading guilty on April 18, 2012.

In his plea agreement, Stewart admitted that on Oct. 8, 2007, he received, via peer-to-peer file sharing program, a video that contained images of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Stewart admitted that on Dec. 2, 2009, he possessed at least 5,700 images and approximately 370 videos of child pornography.

These items included minors under the age of 12 and featured sadistic or masochistic conduct.

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