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Former Yellowstone Employee Convicted of Viewing Child Pornography

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Date: July 3, 2012

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Yellowstone National Park
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
   
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2012              12-046    

Al Nash or Dan Hottle
(307) 344-2015
YELL_Public_Affairs@nps.gov

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Former Yellowstone Employee Convicted Of Viewing Child Pornography

On June 20, 2012, Michael C. Emanuelson, 50, a former National Park Service property technician, was sentenced for using a government computer to view child pornography.

Wyoming District Court Judge Clarence A. Brimmer gave Emanuelson 5 years probation with $500 fine and $100 special assessment fee.

Emanuelson will be required to register as a sex offender.

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