Clovis sex offender sentenced to prison for repeat offense

Clovis sex offender sentenced to prison for repeat offense

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CLOVIS, New Mexico -

Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that Thomas Golden, 30, appeared before the Honorable Matthew E. Chandler on Tuesday for a hearing on his violation of probation.

Golden had been serving a five year term of probation for a 2017 conviction of possession of child pornography. In August, the Department of Homeland Security contacted the Curry County Sheriff's Office with information that Golden was downloading and sending child pornography.

At the hearing, Judge Chandler heard testimony from the Adult Probation Office and a Curry County Deputy.  Testimony showed that Golden admitted to downloading and sending the images.

Golden was ordered to serve the remainder of his 10 year sentence in the New Mexico Department of Corrections. With credit for the time served on probation he will spend the next 8 years in custody.

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