Shawn Michael Dawson, who was convicted of child rape and posession of child pornography, appeared in Clallam County Superior Court on Wednesday after prison officials discovered he had received too long of a sentence. He will be allowed to withdraw his guilty plea next week. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Shawn Michael Dawson, who was convicted of child rape and posession of child pornography, appeared in Clallam County Superior Court on Wednesday after prison officials discovered he had received too long of a sentence. He will be allowed to withdraw his guilty plea next week. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Convicted child rapist to appear in court after getting too long a sentence

Time of offense comes into play on guilty plea to child pornography charge

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