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UPDATE: Dunbar Man Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/9/13 @ 11:30 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man who pleaded guilty to having thousands of child pornography images on his laptop computer was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Ryan Montgomery, of Dunbar, was sentenced Monday in Kanawha County Circuit Court.

A computer technician found the graphic child porn on Montgomery's computer when he took it in for repairs last year.



UPDATE 6/18/12 @ 2 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The trial has been set for a man facing child porn charges in Kanawha County.

Ryan Montgomery, of Dunbar, was arraigned on the charges Monday.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies say Montgomery took his laptop computer to a repair shop in South Charleston back in February.

The repair technician found several files of graphic child pornography and called police.

Deputies did a detailed search and found several files that contained images of a known child victim, according to court records.

During the hearing Monday, Montgomery pleaded not guilty. His trial is set for Sept. 10.

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ORIGINAL STORY
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A trip to a computer repair shop landed a Kanawha County man in jail -- all related to child porn charges, Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies say.

Ryan Montgomery of Dunbar was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with distributing child pornography. Deputies say Montgomery took his laptop computer to a repair shop in South Charleston on Sunday.

The repair technician found several files of graphic child pornography and called police.

Deputies did a detailed search and found several files that contained images of a known child victim.

The investigation was a joint effort between South Charleston Police and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department.


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