WASILLA - A former Anchorage police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading no contest to attempted possession of child pornography and admitting he violated probation terms in an earlier child porn case.
Bryan Herrera originally was charged with possession of child porn.
The term imposed Wednesday covers time already spent in custody since his December 2007 arrest.
In the original case, the 46-year-old ex-officer was arrested in 2005 and eventually pleaded no contest to possessing over 300 photographic images and over 50 video images.
Following his prison release, he was caught with a laptop computer connected to the Internet, a violation of his probation terms. A forensic search found porn images that had been deleted.