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August 12, 2008

Not-guilty plea entered to 9 counts of child porn

LOCKPORT -- A Grand Island man pleaded not guilty Monday in Niagara County

Court to nine counts of possession of child pornography allegedly downloaded into a computer at his former workplace in Niagara Falls.

Carl K. Courter, 58, of Elsie Lane, is accused of committing the offense

while working at Anderson Electric in April 2006.

Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth R. Donatello said Courter was

arrested while working at a McDonald's Playland in Grand Island. Assistant

Public Defender Michael E. Benedict said Courter no longer works there.