- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - A former Williams County corrections officer faces more than a dozen years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge.

The Williston Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1S1KNfL ) that 49-year-old Steve Brooks, of Williston, reached a deal with prosecutors that calls for a 14-year prison term.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland must agree. Brooks is to be sentenced June 20.

The nine-year veteran of the county sheriff’s office was fired after his arrest in May 2015.

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Information from: Williston Herald, https://www.willistonherald.com

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