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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 9, 2015

Taylor County, WV man convicted of possession of child pornography

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Terry V. Austin, Sr., 50, of Grafton, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court of possession of child pornography, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Austin was discovered in possession of multiple images and videos of child pornography in Barbour County, West Virginia during a West Virginia State Police investigation. He pled guilty to one count of “Possession of Child Pornography,” for which he faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Vogrin is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated January 8, 2016