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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 8, 2019

Bradford County Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography

ERIE, Pa. - A Braford County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 30 months in jail, 5 years supervised release and a $2,000 fine on his conviction of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on John David Martin, 62, of Towanda, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, Martin possessed computer images and movies depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Erie County Detectives Bureau for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Martin.

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated April 8, 2019