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A man who used to live in Carlisle has been sentenced to eight years in prison for distribution of child pornography, the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Friday.

Jordan James, 22, of Brooklyn, New York, lived in Carlisle between May 2017 and May 2018 when he committed the offense, according to a news release. He pleaded guilty in May 2019. 

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The sentence was handed down by Chief United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner.

The case against James was investigated by the FBI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Consiglio, according to the news release. It was part of Project Safe Childhood, a Department of Justice initiative designed to combat the sexual abuse and exploitation of children. 

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Daniel Walmer covers public safety for The Sentinel. You can reach him by email at dwalmer@cumberlink.com or by phone at 717-218-0021.