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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Berkeley County man admits to child pornography charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy Alan Himelright, of Inwood, West Virginia, has admitted to distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Himelright, age 35, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Child Pornography.” Himelright admitted to distributing child pornography in October 2018 in Berkeley County.

Himelright faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Updated September 26, 2019