Exchange Student Sentenced Wed. For Pornography Charge

He will be deported after serving his sentence.



Frederick, Md (KM ) A exchange student from China  received a 10-year  sentence with all but one year suspended  in Frederick County Circuit Court  on Wednesday.  . Furen Du, 18, was also given credit for time served and will be placed on five-years of unsupervised probation when he’s out of the country. After he serves his sentence, he will be deported.

Du pleaded guilty on October 18th, 2017 to one count of possession with intent to distribute child pornography.

The State’s Attorney’s Office says the Frederick Police Department, the Maryland State Police and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation into on line child pornography.

Law enforcement served a search warrant on Du’s home on May 16th, 2017. He admitted to police that he downloaded and shared child pornography.


By Kevin McManus