Troy registered sex offender arrested for child pornography

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A registered sex offender has been arrested on a child pornography charge. Police say, Brian Pickett, 40, of Troy, possessed numerous images of child pornography on several electronic devices he owned.

Pickett made his initial court appearance on May 7 and has been detained pending a detention hearing at a future date.

If found guilty, he faces a minimum of 10 and up to 20 years in prison. Any prison sentence could also be followed by a post-release term of supervision of between five years and life, and a fine of up to $250,000.

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