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Man pleads guilty for receiving, distributing images of child porn

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A New Haven resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of sharing and downloading child pornography.

Michael Martarano, 34, was receiving and distributing images of child pornography between June 2007 and July 2009, according to court documents.

Martarano, who is currently in jail, is expected to be sentenced in New Haven Federal Court on March 5.

He faces a mandatory minimum jail sentence of five years and could be sent to prison for a maximum of 20 years.

The arrest, which occurred on Aug. 3, 2010, came after an investigation by the FBI and the Connecticut Child Exploitation Task Force as well as the New Haven Police Department.

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