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Lethbridge man gets three years for child porn, luring offences

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LETHBRIDGE, AB. – A Lethbridge man will spend the next few years in prison after he pleaded guilty to child luring and child pornography charges this week.

28 year old Darcy Heitman was arrested in December 2019 when an ALERT investigation found that he was engaging in sexually explicit conversations online with children.

He also coerced the kids into sending him nude photos.

Heitman pleaded guilty to two charges on Monday (Feb. 1) — child luring and making child pornography — and was sentenced to a total of three years behind bars.

Several other charges, including possessing, accessing and distributing child

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