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Registered sex offender buys child sex, gets 6 years

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man who paid to have sex with a child in Washington County has been sentenced to more than 6 years behind bars. 

Over the course of the investigation, officials with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office learned that the crimes involved a girl under the age of 14. 

Christopher Iverson, a 50-year-old registered sex offender, sexually abused the child by touching her inappropriately and paid to have sex with her. 

Investigators said Iverson arranged to meet with the victim at a condo in Portland after talking to her over the internet. 

He pleaded guilty to one count each of using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct, 1st-degree sexual abuse and purchasing sex with a minor, according to the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office. He was sentenced to 75 months in prison. 

Iverson has previously been convicted of 3rd-degree sexual abuse and unlawful delivery of marijuana for providing drugs to minors in exchange for sex. 

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