Former high school wrestling coach pleads guilty to child porn charges

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ANDOVER (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) A 61-year-old high school wrestling coach pleaded guilty on Wednesday to two counts of possession of child pornography.

David Castricone was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in the House of Corrections with four months to be served and the balance suspended for three years with probation.

Castricone is the former North Andover High School wrestling coach. During his time on probation, he is to have no unsupervised contact with children under 16, register as a sex offender, complete a sex offender evaluation and treatment if deemed necessary, not attend any North Andover High events, and wear a GPS monitor.

The 61-year-old was arrested in 2011 and accused of possessing approximately 20 images of naked girls between the ages of six and nine both on his computer and printed form.

To read MyFoxBoston.com's 2011 story about Castricone's arrest, click here.