Rapid City man sentenced for child porn charge

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Rapid City man convicted of possession of child pornography was sentenced to federal prison last week.

On October 25 Jeremiah Richards, 35, was sentenced to four years in federal prison, which is to be followed by five years of supervised release. Richards was also ordered to pay a $5,000 special assessment to the Victim of Human Trafficking Act of 2015.

An investigation conducted by the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce lead to the original conviction against Richards, when multiple child pornography videos and images were found on his cell phone.

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