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Gloucester resident sentenced on federal child porn charge

Timothy Justin George, 27, of Gloucester was sentenced in federal district court Monday to six years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for distribution of child pornography, according to U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente. George, 27, pleaded guilty on Feb. 1.

In September 2016, law enforcement conducted a search of George’s home and seized a number of electronic devices, according to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement. A forensic analysis of the devices conducted by a forensic examiner found over 31,000 images of child pornography, Boente said.

Senior U.S. District Judge Henry Coke Morgan Jr. pronounced the sentence. The case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from exploitation and abuse. 

Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children as well as identify and rescue victims. ...

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