Delaware man sentenced to 8 years in prison for child pornography

Brian Eley (WBNS-10TV)

DELAWARE, Ohio – A Delaware man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to ten counts of child pornography.

Brian J. Eley was indicted in March 2019 after the National Center For Missing And Exploited Children received a tip in January 2019.

The tip connected child pornography images to a photo-sharing service called SmugMug-Flickr. The account was linked back to Eley.

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A search warrant was executed at his residence in February 2019.

At his sentencing, the prosecution outlined the charges against Eley as well as his concerning behavior such as videotaping neighborhood children and taking photos of children while on a beach vacation.

Eley must classify as a Tier II sex offender. He must register his address every 180 days for 25 years after his release.