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Southaven alderman charged with transportation of child porn

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Ronald Hale is charged with the transportation of child porn.

Posted: Dec. 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Updated: Dec. 20, 2017 1:01 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) – A Southaven alderman has been charged with the transportation of child pornography.

The alderman is identified as Ronald W. Hale.

He is accused of violating Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2252 (1)(a), which charges that he knowingly used a means of interstate or foreign commerce to transport or ship a visual depiction involving a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Hale surrendered to the U.S. Marshals Service and made his initial appearance and arraignment in federal court on Wednesday, December 20.

If convicted, he faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

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