Crime

Child Porn-Downloading Firefighter Gets 27 Years Behind Bars

Alexander Rousseau, the 31-year-old former Miami firefighter and frequent charity calendar model, has been sentenced to 27 years for downloading child porn to his laptop from firehouses.

Rousseau was arrested last April after being accused of downloading hundreds of videos of prepubescent girls engaged in sexual activities on his laptop. Rousseau had been with the Miami Fire Department since 2007, and had been downloading child pornography since at least 2010.

Rousseau had denied he was responsible for the videos ending up on his laptop, but according to the Miami Herald neither a jury nor U.S. District Judge Michael Moore believed him because there were so many videos on the computer.

Judge Moore also said Rousseau obstructed justice by lying on the witness stand.

In addition he was found guilty on all six counts of receiving or possessing child pornography and will serve 27 years.

Rousseau had appeared numerous times in a beefcake charity calendar featuring local fireman.

Rousseau still appears in the icon for the associated "Fireman 365" app alongside his twin brother.

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Kyle Munzenrieder