Man to spend more than 16 years behind bars for child porn

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Mattoon - A man from Mattoon will spend more than 16 years in prison for child pornography.

 

Joseph Hoult, 27, will serve 16 years, 8 months in federal prison for distribution, receipt, and possession of child pornography. Hoult was arrested in June 2012 in Alaska for 13 counts, 6 counts for receiving, 6 counts for distribution of child porn and one count for possession of child porn.

 

Hoult pled guilty to all charges against him. The case was part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide imitative.

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