David R. Bostic of Bloomington, Indiana, has plead guilty to 66 counts of child pornography charges and could be sentenced to more than 1,000 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis.
Bostic produced the images, most involving children under the age of 5, some of whom were from Indiana.Â The images were traded to people in the United States and around the globe.
â€œBosticâ€™s sexual exploitation of children is among the most serious cases ever prosecuted in (the Southern District of Indiana),â€Â said Â U.S. Attorney Joseph Hogsett. â€œIn fact, no criminal defendant has ever been charged in this district with as many counts of production of child pornography.â€
According to authorities, five others have been charged in Indiana, all of whom shared dozens of images and videos of young children and babies being sexually molested since October 2009.
In all, the investigation led to the arrest of more than 20 people.