component-social-facebook_share_api-v2-01
      28
      Monday
      25 / 20
      Tuesday
      15 / 10
      Wednesday
      13 / 8

      Former Houghton man convicted on child porn charges

      A former Houghton man has been convicted of possessing child pornography. Forty-year-old Eric Dexter Welch of Hartford, Wisconsin was found guilty after a two day jury trial in federal court in Marquette. The jury found that Welch possessed child pornography on a laptop computer in 2007 while he was living in Houghton. Welch is a registered sex offender having been previously convicted of having sex with a 13-year-old girl. He faces 10 to 20 years in prison when he's sentenced December 14.
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER