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Man Who Received Child Pornography Sentenced
Defendant Who Received and Possessed Thousands of Child Pornography Images Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison

U.S. Attorney’s Office February 13, 2012
  • Northern District of New York (315) 448-0672

ALBANY, NY—United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian, Clifford C. Holly, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Albany Division, and Joseph D’Amico, Superintendent of New York State Police, announced that LOGAN KLOTZ, age 30, of Troy, New York, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Thomas J. McAvoy, in Federal District Court in Albany, on his guilty plea to one count of receiving child pornography. KLOTZ was sentenced to 120 months of imprisonment. Following his term of imprisonment, KLOTZ will be placed on supervised release for 15 years. KLOTZ was also ordered to: (1) have no unsupervised contact with minors; and (2) register with the New York State Sex Offender Registry Program.

In December 2010, investigators received information that KLOTZ was using a peer-to-peer computer file-sharing program to obtain child pornography. On December 15, 2010, investigators executed a search warrant at KLOTZ’s residence in Troy, New York and seized a computer and a hard drive that were used by KLOTZ to obtain, download, and save child pornography images. KLOTZ pled guilty on July 26, 2011, to receiving child pornography via the Internet.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New York State Police.