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Posted on: April 5, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Child Pornography Lands 2 Lancaster County Men in State Prison


A pair of Lancaster County men will serve state-prison terms for possessing child pornography.

Search warrants executed last year involving the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Task Force led to charges and eventual guilty pleas.

Lancaster County judges recently accepted plea agreements, arranged by Assistant District Attorney Janie Swinehart, and ordered sentences.

Christopher DeBarr, 39, of Washington Boro, will serve 3½ to 10 years in prison.

Paul Wilson III, 27, of East Hempfield Township, will serve 2 to 10 years in prison.

DeBarr pleaded guilty to 8 felony counts regarding over 600 photos and over 150 videos found on laptops and phones at his Spring Meadow Drive home.

County Judge James Cullen accepted the plea terms. Manor Township police Detective Matthew Wolf filed charges.

Wilson pleaded guilty to 8 felony counts regarding 26 photos and 3 videos found on electronic devices at his home on Colonial Crest Drive.

County Judge Merrill Spahn Jr. accepted the plea terms. East Hempfield Township police Detective Christopher Chase filed charges.

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