ALBANY, NEW YORK — A Niskayuna man has been sentenced to 96
months in prison on charges of receiving child pornography images.
Ronald J. Lovett, 67, of Niskayuna, entered a guilty plea on
March 20, 2013, and was also ordered to pay a fine of $17,500, to pay restitution
totaling $5,661.83, to have no unsupervised contact with minors, and to
register with the New York State Sex Offender Registry Program.
According to authorities, between May 2007 and February 10,
2012, Lovett used the Internet to access various child pornography websites and
various file sharing networks. While accessing some of the child pornography
websites or file sharing networks, he downloaded multiple still images and
videos of child pornography onto his home computer, thumb drives, and external
The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations.