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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 24, 2014

West Reading Man Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

Joshua Latman, 43, of West Reading, PA, was charged today by indictment with distributing and possessing child pornography, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The Indictment alleges that on June 9, 2013, Latman distributed child pornography, and on August 13, 2013, Latman possessed child pornography.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 30 years of imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Berks County District Attorney’s Detectives Office, and the Lower Heidelberg Township Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sarah L. Grieb.

Click here to view the indictment

An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014