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Sunnyside Resident Sentenced to 2-to-6 Years For Possessing Child Porn

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Sept. 16, 2014 By Christian Murray

A Sunnyside man who was found guilty of possessing thousands of child porn files on his home computer was sentenced yesterday to between two to six years in prison, according to the district attorney’s office.

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said that Ernest Hernandez, 29, had plead guilty to the charge of “promoting a sexual performance of a child,” after police uncovered nearly 3,000 images and more than 600 videos of children of various ages engaged in sex acts on his computer.

“The videos and images on the defendant’s computer and portable hard drives were vile and extremely disturbing,” Brown said in a statement. “Let this be a warning to others, if they use the Internet for their own sexual gratification and engage in activity that involves children, they will be punished.”

This was Hernandez’ first offense, Brown said. However, the defendant told the court that he had been looking at child pornography since he was 17.

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Bliss & Skillman

At least the neighborhood is a little safer now with the passing of one of the registered sex offenders.

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Brenda

Sunnyside is blooming, Well I hope that part of the beautification involves the clean up around the park being redone on 42st. I have lived across the street from this park for 25 years and have never seen such filth since they started construction on the park. I dont understand why the garbage is picked up maybe once a month. The surrounding of the park, by the benches are filled with garbage, drunk men, their bathroom leftovers and weeds. It is very disgusting and defeats the purpose of rebuilding a park for our children while the exterior is unkept in the meantime. We cant even enjoy sitting on the benches. Why the neglegence? Something has to be done.

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Sunnyside Is Blooming

It is truly sad to see these articles about crime in our community. These incidents however are not reflective of the good people who live here. On October 11 Sunnyside Shines, Councilman Van Bramer’s office, Sunnyside Is Blooming and many other groups in our area are joining together for a neighborhood beautification event. This event will truly show what kind of people live here. Do something good for your community and sign up to volunteer for this event. Email Amanda Nasner at Councilman Van Bramer’s office @ [email protected] or call 718-383-9566. It should be lots of fun!

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