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Allentown Man Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 16, 2009
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania (215) 861-8200

Robert J. Thompson was charged today by Information with one count of possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Michael L. Levy.

INFORMATION REGARDING THE DEFENDANT

NAME: Robert J. Thompson
ADDRESS: Allentown, PA
AGE OR YEAR OF BIRTH: 54 years old

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years’ imprisonment, mandatory minimum of five years up to a lifetime of supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Terri A. Marinari.

An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.