sentenced for sexual exploitation
April 13, 2009 | LOGAN -- A 23-year-old man appeared
in First District Court April 6 and pleaded guilty to
sexual exploitation of a minor.
Trevor Porath was charged with two second-degree felonies,
and was sentenced to one to 15 years in prison on both
counts for the possession of child pornography. He was
also fined $10,000 plus an 85 percent surcharge.
Judge Thomas Willmore said, "These little girls
are the victims." He said Porath needs to apologize
to the girls that were victimized.
ďEvery time you or others viewed the child pornography
it is as if these children were being victimized over
and over and over again," Willmore said.
Porath said, "Iím ashamed of what I did and Iím
Willmore said that Porath needed to join a sex offenders
program at the prison and if he does, the fine will
be suspended. The 61 days that he has already served
in jail will count towards his sentence.