Orange Coast College Student Gets Prison For Child Porn Collection

Categories: Court, Crime-iny

Orange Coast College loses foreign student
A 27-year-old Orange Coast College student in Costa Mesa who tried to flee the United States before his sentencing hearing for child pornography collecting and distributing has been punished.

This week inside Orange County's Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney sentenced Ohanes Hamparsoum Haladjian to a term of 70 months in prison.

Upon his release back into freedom, Haladjian must undergo supervised probation for three years, register as a sex offender, get adult permission to be anywhere near people under the age of 18, and stay at least 100 feet away from schools, parks, public swimming pools, playgrounds, youth centers and video arcade shops.

He must also pay $32 a month for a mandatory, federal computer monitoring service and get federal permission before accepting any job, according to court records.

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigation caught Haladjian and conducted a raid on his Paularino Avenue apartment.

After his arrest in July 2012, a federal judge released him from custody on $10,000 bail but ordered home detention.

Last March, he signed a guilty plea and two months later saw an early federal report that recommended 87 months in prison.

That recommendation must have frightened him because he quickly purchased a one-way ticket to his native Jordan.

Federal agents nabbed him before he could get on the LAX departure flight.

Carney shaved 8 months off the final 78-month punishment recommendation sought by Assistant United States Attorney Amanda N. Liskamm.

Haladjian, who used an open source public filing sharing program to distribute sexual images of boys around the age of 12, is presently housed inside the Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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