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Leash Gets 14 Years In Federal Prison

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A former guard at the Sierra Conservation Center was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison this week.

48-year-old Neal Alden Leash pleaded guilty in December to the 11 federal counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count of possessing child pornography.

The 14-year-sentence was handed down Monday in a Sacramento courtroom.

In addition, Leash pleaded guilty in February to four counts of child molestation in Calaveras County Superior Court, where it´s expected he´ll get an additional 25 years.

Formal sentencing on those charges is scheduled for April 30th.