High-level Utica sex offender sentenced to 50 years in prison on child porn charges

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Shawn Bunnell, 35, of Utica, was sentenced Tuesday to serve a term of 600 months in prison after being convicted of 10 counts of transportation of child pornography and one count of possesion of child porn.

The Utica man was accused of sexually exploiting a child by producing lewd images of the 2-year-old and uploading them to the web.

Bunnell is a level 3 sex offender – meaning he falls into the class of sex offender who is most likely to commit sex crimes again.

Bunnell was previously convicted in 2003 of sexually abusing a young boy.

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