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Oklahoma man sentenced for sex abuse of boy

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FAYETTEVILLE -- Brandon Jackson of Proctor, Okla., was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in federal prison followed by 20 years of supervised release on one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a minor.

An 11-year old boy living in Northwest Arkansas told his mother in June that Jackson, 32, had been molesting him, according to court records. An investigation determined Jackson took the boy to and from his Oklahoma home over a three-year period and forced the boy to engage in sexual activity.

Jackson was arrested in July in Washington County and pleaded guilty in September.

The case was investigated by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Arkansas State Police, the Northwest Arkansas Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Department of Homeland Security.

U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing.

NW News on 01/13/2018

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