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Yakima man to serve five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography

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YAKIMA, WA - A Yakima man will spend five years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography.

U.S. Attorney for Eastern Washington, Michael Ormsby says Charles Jacob Jarvis, 29 will also be under court supervision for 20 years. He will also have to register as a sex offender

According to information disclosed during the court proceedings, Jarvis used an Internet file sharing account and e-mail accounts to share and distribute child pornography over the Internet.

According to Ormsby, in March 2015, U.S. Postal Inspectors determined Jarvis was obtaining child pornography by U.S. mail.

On March 4, 2015, officers contacted Jarvis at his work at a day care center in Yakima.

Federal search warrants were obtained to search Jarvis' personal computers, electronic devices, and e-mails.

Forensic examinations revealed that he had used his personal devices and e-mail accounts to store and distribute child pornography that he had obtained over the Internet.