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Court clerk fired for using records to find underage girls

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A court clerk was sentenced to about two years in prison for using court records to find underage girls to beat up and have sex with. A court clerk was sentenced to about two years in prison for using court records to find underage girls to beat up and have sex with.
TACOMA, Wash. -

A court clerk was sentenced to about two years in prison for using court records to find underage girls to beat up and have sex with.
    
The News Tribune reports that James Porter was sentenced Friday. It ended his 20-year career as a Pierce County Superior Court deputy clerk.
    
Porter had previously pleaded guilty to commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
    
According to charging papers, Porter gave someone a ride home in June and later used court records to find the person's phone number. Months later, he contacted the person saying he was looking for a woman for sex and to assault. He said he knew the person had a history of prostitution.
    
He later asked for an underage girl. The person contacted the police.
    
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Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com

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