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Tonawanda man receives child pornography from minor

Posted: 4:54 PM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 20:59:36Z
Tonawanda man who stole from his church pleads guilty to child pornography charges

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. says a Tonawanda man was sentenced Friday for receiving child pornography from a minor.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 35-year-old Steven Brzezinski who previously stole thousands of dollars from his church and had a previous conviction of endangering the welfare of a child was in possession of a tablet containing child pornography.

Following an investigation it was revealed Brzezinski had a romantic relationship with a 15-year-old boy over the internet and had received child pornography from the minor via Facebook Messenger.

Brzezinski was sentenced to 96 months in prison and 20 years supervised released.