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Man Sentenced on Child Porn Charges
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NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on charges that he received and distributed
thousands of images and hundreds of videos of child pornography.

Roger Carruthers, 47, was also sentenced Tuesday to serve 10
years of supervised release.

Authorities say he traded child pornography online with an
undercover FBI agent. They said the videos and images traded
included children as young as an 18-month-old baby, and also
sadistic and masochistic conduct involving children.

All told, prosecutors said he received and distributed more than
4,400 images and 130 videos.

U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates says Carruthers deserved the
punishment. She says that some of the videos were "horrifically
brutal."

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