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Johnson City man sentenced to 9 years in child porn case

Matthew Lane, NET News Service • Nov 11, 2013 at 11:45 AM

GREENEVILLE — A Johnson City man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison after law enforcement discovered more than 400 images and 50 videos of child pornography on his computer, including 21 known videos of child rape.

Jonathan Bashor appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Nov. 4 and received the 108-month prison sentence. Bashor had been indicted in June on charges of receipt and possession of child pornography and in August agreed to plead guilty to the possession charge.

Bashor faced a maximum prison sentence of 120 months. Prosecutors recommended 82 months; the defense 96 months.

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