A 27-year-old Bangor man has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for creating and distributing child pornography.

Timothy S. Klimas was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor by Judge John A. Woodcock Jr. Klimas was also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release.

According to a news release issued by U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II, Klimas sexually abused three children and used a digital camera and his cellphone camera to record sexually explicit images of them. The recordings took place between 2012 and 2014.

Klimas posted many of those images on a website. He was arrested in August 2014.

“These images are a crime against innocence … against childhood … against a basic human moral code,” Woodcock said while imposing the sentence.

The judge described Klimas’ conduct as “beyond evil.”