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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2013

Oregon, Illinois Man Sentenced to 121 Months in
Federal Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

ROCKFORD — An Oregon, Ill. man was sentenced today in federal court for distributing child pornography. JONATHAN LONG, 51, who was originally charged in federal court in Alaska, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Philip G. Reinhard to 121 months in federal prison for distributing child pornography, in addition to 10 years of supervised release following his release from prison.

Long pled guilty to the charge on Nov. 16, 2012. According to the written plea agreement, Long admitted that in March 2012 he distributing visual images of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct via email to an individual in Alaska. Long was arrested on July 24, 2012, and has since been in federal custody.

The sentencing was announced by Gary S. Shapiro, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, and Gary J. Hartwig, Special Agent-in-Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Chicago.

The government was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael D. Love.



Contact: Randall Samborn, Assistant US Attorney, Public Information Officer
Direct: (312) 353-5318, Cell: (312) 613-6700

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