Sean Patrick O’Farrell. Photo courtesy of the San Diego Sheriff’s Department

A two-year prison sentence was handed down Tuesday for a Solana Beach man who molested a 14-year-old boy he met online.

Sean Patrick O’Farrell, 41, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of oral copulation of a minor.

O’Farrell was arrested in San Bernardino County in August after he approached a 15-year-old boy at a Rancho Cucamonga library restroom and allegedly offered him money for sex. That case is still pending.

The defendant posted bail and days later he was re-arrested in the San Diego County case. A search of the home he shares with his mother turned up DVDs containing pornography featuring young boys, according to sheriff’s officials.

O’Farrell was originally charged in San Diego with possession of child pornography, but child sex and molestation counts were added later.

— City News Service

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