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

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Knoxville Resident Sentenced To 100 Months In Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– On Mar. 26, 2014, James Dale Parker, Jr., 41, of Knoxville, Tenn., was sentenced to serve 100 months in prison for possession of child pornography. Upon his release from prison he will be subject to 15 years of supervised release.

Parker pleaded guilty in August 2013, to possession of child pornography. Through the execution of a search warrant by agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation 92 images and 265 videos of child pornography were found on a personal computer belonging to Parker.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kolman represented the United States.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys' Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.usdoj.gov/psc. For more information about internet safety education, please visit www.usdoj.gov/psc and click on the tab "resources."

Updated March 18, 2015