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Fort Madison Man Sentenced for Production of Child Pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2013

DAVENPORT, IA – On Monday, July 15, 2013, Aaron Dean Norton, age 33, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 360 months imprisonment for producing child pornography announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Judge Jarvey also ordered Norton to serve 20 years of supervised release following the imprisonment.

On March 1, 2013, Norton pleaded guilty to the production of child pornography charge. As part of the guilty plea proceedings, Norton admitted that between April 14 and April 20, 2010, he photographed himself sexually abusing a four year old child he was babysitting.

“The prosecution of child sexual predators is a top priority of the United States Department of Justice and this office will aggressively pursue all child pornography cases, with a special emphasis on those who produce pornography with innocent children”, said U.S. Attorney Klinefeldt. “I commend the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation for their outstanding work on this difficult case.”

This case was investigated by the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, and the case was prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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