photo by Amanda Currier

A Mooringsport man has been sentenced in Shreveport Federal Court to 20 years in federal prison and a lifetime of supervised release for distributing child pornography.

52-year-old Steven Deem is also required to register as a sex offender. Federal prosecutors say Deem pled guilty in October of last year.

Authorities found more than 40 images of child pornography on his computer and determined that he had transmitted images of child pornography online in 2012. They say he had also uploaded a video to YouTube discussing his views on children and sex.