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Newton Man Sentenced to 8 years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2014

DES MOINES, IA – On July 2, 2014, James Wiley Brock, a resident of Newton, Iowa, was sentenced in United States District Court by Judge John A. Jarvey to 8 years in prison for possessing child pornography announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt.

Brock admitted he knowingly possessed child pornography on or about July 2, 2013, namely VHS tapes and computer media that contained one or more visual depictions of child pornography. Specifically, Brock produced the visual depictions by, among other things, using cameras hidden in his residence to film teenagers using a tanning bed in his home.

Brock was also ordered to forfeit his home, where he produced the videos, and all equipment used to commit the offense.

The case was investigated by the United States Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Newton, Iowa, Police Department, and the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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