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Red Oak Man Sentenced to 170 Months on Child Pornography Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas

DALLAS — Noah Ray Evans, 35, of Red Oak, Texas, was sentenced this week before U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle to 170 months in federal prison on a federal child pornography charge, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas.

Evans pleaded guilty to one count of transportation and shipping child pornography in October 2017. 

According to the plea agreement factual resume filed in the case, on January 29, 2017, Evans used his computer to send files of a prepubescent minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. 

The case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.  Led by U.S. Attorney’s Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood leverages federal, state and local resources to better investigate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children.  Project Safe Childhood also prioritizes identifying and rescuing victims.  For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit  For more information about internet safety education, please visit and click on the tab “resources.”

Homeland Secutiry Investigations and Ozark, Arkansas Police Department investigated the case.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Shane Read prosecuted.

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Lisa Slimak

Updated February 15, 2018

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