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David Punturi pleads guilty to child porn charges out of Bluefield, WV

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Bluefield, WV man guilty of possessing child pornography. Bluefield, WV man guilty of possessing child pornography.
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - On Tuesday, April 29, A federal judge in Mercer County heard the plea of a man who was caught with child pornography.

David A. Punturi, 54, of Bluefield, WV pleaded guilty in front of U.S. District Judge David A. Faber.  According to a release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin's office, Punturi admitted that he had pictures of young kids who were performing sexual acts.  The pictures were found on Punturi's personal computers. 

The investigation was handled by the West Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Mercer County Sheriff's Department.  Punturi will be sentenced on Sept. 4 in Bluefield, WV.