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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Rosebud Man Sentenced For Possession Of Child Pornography

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Possession of Child Pornography was sentenced on February 3, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Jeremy Gunhammer, age 20, was sentenced to 36 months in custody, 5 years supervised release, a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, and was ordered to register as a sex offender.

Gunhammer was indicted for Possession of Child Pornography by a federal grand jury on June 12, 2013. He pled guilty on November 19, 2013.

The conviction stems from incidents that took place between January 1, 2013, and May 31, 2013, when Gunhammer used the Internet to receive and possess numerous images of child pornography.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Rapid City Police Department, Sioux Falls Police Department, and the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Tim Maher and Sarah Collins prosecuted the case.   

Gunhammer was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015