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BR man convicted of "movie bootlegging"

4 years ago February 15, 2011 Feb 15, 2011 Tuesday, February 15 2011 Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:38:25 AM CST in News
Source: AG
By: Breanna Biehl

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.

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