By Yonatan Omar –

Wednesday, at the United States District Court in Boston, U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns sentenced Paul Fest, 50, of Boston to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release.

On Dec. 15, 2020, a search of Fest’s Beacon Hill residence resulted in the seizure of a computer and multiple external storage devices. On one thumb drive, there were over 100 videos and more than 50 images of child pornography.

On May 4, 2021, Fest pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography.