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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 28, 2014

Sheffield Village Man Sentence To Five Years In Prison For Child Pornography Conviction

William D. Emery, 28, of Sheffield Village, Ohio, was sentenced to five years in prison for , said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Cleveland office.

Emery pleaded guilty this year to one count of receiving, distributing and possessing visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Emery in 2012 knowingly received and distributed in interstate and foreign commerce, by computer, numerous computer files, which files contained visual depictions of real minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael A. Sullivan. The case was investigated by the Elyria Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Updated March 12, 2015