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Morgan County Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Producing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 10, 2009
  • Northern District of Alabama (205) 244-2001

BIRMINGHAM—U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor today sentenced DANIEL SCOTT CARR, who also calls himself “Merlin,” to 15 years in prison for possessing and producing a videotape of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick Maley.
       
Carr, 30, of Morgan County, had sexual intercourse with a minor and videotaped the act. He then made an additional copy of the tape, according to court documents. Carr presently is serving time in state prison on convictions of sex abuse and statutory rape involving other victims. The judge considered that fact in determining his sentence in this case.
       
Carr’s 15-year federal prison sentence will begin after he completes his state prison sentence. His earliest possible release date on that sentence is 2011. Judge Proctor also ordered Carr to remain on supervised release for the rest of his life after he serves his federal prison sentence.
       
Carr pleaded guilty to the federal child pornography charges in August.

The case was investigated by FBI special agents and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Stuart Burrell.