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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Goldsby Man Sentenced To 210 Months In Prison For Child Porn

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Roger Preston Kuhn, 29, of Goldsby, was sentenced today to serve 210 months in federal prison for downloading and possessing child pornography by United States District Court Judge Stephen P. Friot, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

According to court records, for many years Kuhn heavily consumed child pornography that he downloaded via the Internet. In sentencing Kuhn, the court also considered evidence that he had engaged in predatory behavior by having sexual contact with children.

Kuhn was indicted on May 21, 2013, and pled guilty on June 6, 2013. In addition to the term of imprisonment, the court sentenced Kuhn to an additional term of 10 years’ supervised release upon his release from prison. Kuhn will have to register as a sex offender.

This case was part of Project Safe Childhood, the flagship program in the Department of Justice’s National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction, and was the result of an investigation conducted by the Canadian County Sheriff’s Department, and the United States Secret Service. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon Hale.