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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Former Harris Township Supervisor Sentenced To 18 Years In Federal Prison For Producing Child Pornography And Obstruction Of Justice

WILLIAMSPORT - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Christopher G. Lee, age 67, a resident of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today by United States District Court Judge Matthew W. Brann in Williamsport to 216 months’ (18 years) imprisonment for production, receipt and possession of child pornography as well as obstruction of justice. 

According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Lee was convicted by a jury in March 2016 for producing and receiving child pornography after approximately two hours of deliberation.  The jury of six men and six women also convicted Lee of possessing images of child pornography, including images of prepubescent children under the age of 12 years old.   Finally, after hearing Lee attempt to have his cousin assist him in having his cellular telephone that was in the custody of the FBI “wiped remotely” in multiple recorded phone calls, the jury convicted Lee of obstruction of justice. Lee is a former Harris Township Supervisor and the ex-director of the Boal Mansion Museum in Boalsburg, PA.  

This investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the State College Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Meredith A. Taylor and Francis P. Sempa.


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Updated October 11, 2016