A Carencro man was sentenced in federal court to 84 months in prison for possession of child pornography.

The U.S. Attorney's office reported 57-year-old Michael Deblanc will spend the next seven years behind bars after pleading guilty to possession o9f child pornography.

U.S. District Judge Dee Drell handed down the sentence Friday in Alexandria.

According to the July 2017 guilty plea, agents downloaded 33 explicit videos  from DeBlanc's computer via a file sharing web site in November 2016.

This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, a U.S. Department of Justice nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.