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Taylor County woman sentenced to 28 years for child pornography charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Ashley Marie Weber, of Thornton, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 336 months of incarceration for a child pornography charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Weber, 39, pleaded guilty in October 2021 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Production of Child Pornography.” Weber admitted to using a minor child to engage in sexually explicit conduct and producing child pornography from that conduct in June 2020 in Taylor County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Wagner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated March 15, 2022

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