HAMMOND –Travis Barrett, 39, of Lafayette, Indiana was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Barrett was sentenced to serve 97 months in prison, 10 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a total of $25,000 in restitution ($5000 to each of the five victims).

According to his plea agreement, Barrett admitted to possessing more than 15000 images and 2450 videos of child pornography

This case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Lafayette Police Department and the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department. The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary T. Bell.