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Oregon Man Gets 10-Year-Sentence for Collecting Child Porn

By August 15, 2017 No Comments

Brian Lee YoakumArticle from USNews.com.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A judge has sentenced an Oregon man to 10 years in prison for possessing images of child pornography.

Prosecutor Bob Lane said Thursday that 37-year-old Brian Lee Yoakum of Florence turned over an iPad that contained hundreds, perhaps thousands, of images depicting child sexual abuse. Investigators also found a binder full of pornographic photos.

Yoakum pleaded guilty to first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse.

The Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/2vSSqPo ) reports that Yoakum pleaded guilty in a similar case seven years ago. He was sentenced back then to two years of probation. He also had to register as a sex offender and participate in treatment.

Public defender Robert Kaiser said in court Thursday that Yoakum completed some treatment in Eugene but eventually stopped going because it became difficult for him to travel from Florence.


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About Andria Seo

Andria Seo is an Associate Attorney at Crew Janci LLP. Andria is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. During law school, she worked with the National Center for Youth Law, the Legal Aid Society, and the NYCLU. Prior to joining the team at Crew Janci LLP, Andria advocated for vulnerable children and their families as a staff attorney at Partnership for Children’s Rights, a nonprofit based in New York City. Andria also previously worked assisting in the representation of victims of a terrorist attack in civil suits. Andria moved to Portland in 2016 and joined Crew Janci LLP in 2017. She is admitted to practice in Oregon and New York