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      Clovis sex offender sentenced to 10 years in jail

      A Clovis, New Mexico sex offender has been sentenced to 10 years in jail

      Matthew Chandler, Ninth Judicial District Attorney, announced Friday that 36-year old David May had been sentenced by the Honorable Stephen K. Quinn, to serve 10 years in the New Mexico Department of Corrections for possession of child pornography.

      A search warrant was issued for May's computer and May was arrested on April 18, 2013, after the Curry County Sheriff's Office detected the computer was being used to view and share pornographic images of children under the age of 18. May entered a guilty plea to 10 counts of Possession of Visual Medium of Sexual Exploitation of Children under 18 years of age.

      The case was prosecuted by District Attorney Matthew Chandler, and the Defendant was represented by criminal defense attorneys, Jennifer Burrill and Tye Harmon. Judge Tatum ordered that May register as a life time sex offender and upon completion of his term of imprisonment, be placed on ten years intensive supervised probation, and lifetime parole supervision.

      For further information concerning this case, please contact the Ninth Judicial District Attorney's Office at 575-769-2246