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Poplar Bluff man convicted of child pornography

John D. Barnett at the time of his arrest in 2014 (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Dept.) John D. Barnett at the time of his arrest in 2014 (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Dept.)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) -

A Poplar Bluff man has been sentenced to 6 years in prison on child pornography charges.

John D. Barnett, 33, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, a class C felony.

In March 2013 Poplar Bluff police and the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began investigating Barnett.

Police arrested him on July 23, 2014.

He is now locked up in the Eastern Reception Diagnostic Correction Center in Bonne Terre.

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