John Richard Brinson Jr., a 28 year old California man, was sentenced to life in prison Friday.
Brinson was engaged in the creation, distribution, and possession of child pornography involving at least 20 separate victims.
Judge André Birotte Jr described Brinson’s actions as “evil”, and went on to state “I don’t know how else to say it,”…
Brinson’s accomplices in the case have also received various sentences ranging from 12 years to life in prison for their roles in the operation.
Here’s more on the story:
John Richard Brinson Jr., was sentenced to life in prison for engaging in a child exploitation enterprise and creating child sexual abuse material of 4 victims.
He distributed it on a website dedicated to the sexual abuse of minors ages 0-5 years old.https://t.co/LuvbrO7gZB
— Anderson Advocates (@AndersonCause) April 23, 2022
John Richard Brinson Jr., 28, of Fresno, pleaded guilty on July 23, 2021, to engaging in a child exploitation enterprise and four counts of production of child pornography, each representing a different victim. https://t.co/ADoxOwlsC9
— Maureen Moore (@HopesMom12) April 23, 2022
According to Fox News:
U.S. Attorney Tracy L. Wilkison said children in the videos were “screaming in pain… for the pleasure” of Brinson and the other members.
“The child exploitation enterprise impacted more than 20 victims — children who were sexually assaulted, sometimes repeatedly, solely for the pleasure of this defendant and his cohorts.”
In a courtroom, Judge André Birotte Jr. described the actions of John Richard Brinson Jr., 28, and members of his child exploitation ring as "evil."
"I don’t know how else to say it," the judge added. https://t.co/LMsNhlzEZd
— 🐸 LetsGo (@800Conspiracy) April 24, 2022
Monster off the streets: John Richard Brinson Jr., 28, of Fresno, pleaded guilty on July 23, 2021, to engaging in a child exploitation enterprise and four counts of production of child pornography, each representing a different victim. https://t.co/wTd75fp1ns
— Margarita (@moinqueens) April 22, 2022
Fox Los Angeles provided more local coverage:
Brinson’s roommate, Keith Lawniczak, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a child.
He let Brinson live in the house for free and admitted that he benefited by being able to watch the sexual abuse, according to court documents.