COVENTRYâ€” A local man who was arrested in 2012 for child pornography was convicted and found guilty by a federal court jury in Providence on Monday.
Gerald Silva, 59, of Coventry was convicted on six counts of receiving child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.
Silva, a former state probation officer assigned to the sex offender unit, was originally arrested in September 2012 following a joint investigation by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Toronto Police Service.
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