Kountze Man Sentenced For Child Pornography

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A 45-year old Kountze man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. In July of last

year, John Edward Burns began a conversation through social media with a person he believed

to be a 15-year old female, but was actually an undercover investigator. Burns set up a meeting

to meet the child and take her to a motel in Tyler. He was arrested at a Beaumont park when

he arrived to meet the person he believed to be a minor female. He pleaded guilty to the charges.    


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