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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

Friday, March 7, 2014

Federal Court Sentences Former Davenport Man On Child Exploitation Charges

DAVENPORT, IA- On March 7, 2014, Samuel Henderson III, age 61, formerly of Davenport, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 156 months imprisonment, after pleading guilty to coercion and enticement of a minor and possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Henderson was also ordered to serve fifteen years of supervised release and pay $200 towards the Crime Victims Fund. Henderson will also be required to register as a sex offender. Between June 14 and July 11, 2013, Henderson used a cellular phone to persuade, induce, entice and coerce a 14 year old female to engage in criminal sexual offenses. During this same time period, Henderson knowingly possessed images of child pornography on his cellular phone.

This case was being prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa. This case was investigated by the United States Secret Service Cyber-Crimes Task Force, the Davenport Police Department and the Moline Police Department.

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Updated March 12, 2015