TRENTON, NJ -- A Far Hills man was sentenced Monday to 84 months in prison for interstate travel to engage in sexual activity with a minor and receipt of images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Stephen Bradley Mell, 53, of Far Hills, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Trenton federal court to one count of interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and one count of receipt of child pornography.

According to court documents and statements, Mell traveled across state lines for the purpose of engaging in the production of child pornography and sexual acts with a minor whom Mell knew was younger than 17, between July 2017 and December 2017.

Mell also has been sentenced to five years of supervised release, fined $40,000 and ordered to pay restitution of $35,200 and a Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act assessment of $5,000.