Woodburn man sentenced to 60 Months in prison

A Woodburn man was sentenced to 60 months in prison for receipt of material involving the sexual exploitation of minors.

Posted: Sep 5, 2019 12:39 PM
Updated: Sep 5, 2019 12:54 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Charles Tranter, 35, of Woodburn, Indiana was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady, on Wednesday, after pleading guilty to the receipt of material involving the sexual exploitation of minors.

Tranter was sentenced to a total of 60 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release.

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According to documents in the case, an indictment was filed against Tranter on March 22, 2017, charging him with the receipt of material involving the sexual exploitation of minors from July 2012 - October 2015.

During this time, investigators say Tranter had more than 600 images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

This case was investigated by the FBI’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force and handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.

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