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Cedar Rapids Man Convicted on Pornography Charges


CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- A jury has found Jimmie Coutentos guilty on child pornography charges in federal court.  The 78 year-old Cedar Rapids man was convicted for using two preteen girls to make a pornographic video in 2001.

The jury deliberated about 1 1/2 hours Thursday.  According to testimony, the video featuring the grills was never found.

Coutentos was found guilty on one count of sexual exploitation of minors, and one count possession of child pornography.

He faces ten to twenty years in prison on the first charge, and as many as five years for the possession charge. 

Online Reporter: Colleen O'Shaughnessy

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