Posted: Feb 15, 2011 11:38 AM by Breanna Biehl
Updated: Feb 15, 2011 11:38 AM
BATON ROUGE- A man from Baton Rouge is the first in the state, to be convicted of "movie bootlegging." It's a new law, passed by the state legislature in 2005.
Terry Briggs, 55, is convicted on six counts of Unlawful Operation of a Recording Device. Briggs will spend 3 months in jail.
Briggs was caught with a video camcorder during a motion picture at a Baton Rouge movie theater. When investigators took his camera, they found five additional movies that were illegally recorded.