Part-Time Santa Sentenced for Child Porn

Part-time clown gets lifetime of supervision

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    One Santa is naughty.

    Santa may know who's been bad and who's been good, but who's keeping an eye on the big man himself?

    Part-time Santa August Billek, who also works as "Downtown the Clown," has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography.

    The 50-year-old Springfield man was also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release when his prison term is completed.

    According to the State Journal-Register, Billek was arrested in May and pleaded guilty in August. He also agreed to surrender to the government his computer and related equipment, which contained pornographic images and movie files.

    Billek lived with his girlfriend, who operated a home daycare business from their house, Examiner.com reports.

    Billek deserves to have more than his stocking stuffed with coal.

    Matt Bartosik is a Chicago native and a social media sovereign.