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Northern Cambria Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 14, 2009
  • Western District of Pennsylvania

Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, December 14, 2009, that Frank H. Hill, of a resident of Northern Cambria, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 19 months in prison and 10 years supervised release on his conviction of possession of child pornography.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Hill, age 46.

According to information presented to the court by Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines, between November 23, 2004, and January 3, 2005, Hill knowingly possessed visual depictions as computer graphic files that contained images of child pornography and which were produced using materials that had been mailed, shipped, or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.

Mr. Cessar commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Laurel Highlands Resident Agency, and the Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Hill.

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