Watertown man sentenced for possession of child porn, voyeurism

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A Watertown man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for illegal possession of child pornography Thursday in Waterbury Superior Court.

Jeffrey Cathcart, 37, was arrested on child pornography charges after an investigation into an Internet chat group that authorities say was exchanging instructions on how to drug children.

Investigators say Cathcart acknowledged sending voyeuristic pictures of a girl to members of that group. They say they also found child pornography on his cell phone.

The Republican-American reports Cathcart told police that an email discussion about using “knock-out” drugs on children was just a fantasy and that no actions were ever taken.

Along with the 10-year sentence for child porn charges, Cathcart will also get 20 years of probation.

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