Morgan County man sentenced for child pornography charge

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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Gunner Scott Young, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, was sentenced today to five years of probation for a child pornography charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Young, age 29, pled guilty to one count of “Possession of Child Pornography.” Young admitted to having pornographic images involving minors under the age of 12 in June 2019 in Morgan County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

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