United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500
Hammond, Indiana 46320
Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton
February 10, 2010 PHONE: (219) 937-5500
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770
ACTIVITY IN FEDERAL COURT - HAMMOND
Hammond, Indiana—The United States Attorney's Office announced:
Nathaniel Josiah Worden, 29, of Valparaiso, Indiana, plead guilty on 2/8/10 before Judge Joseph Van Bokkelen to advertising child pornography. Worden also admitted that at the time he committed the offense charged, he was required by law to register as a sex offender. In October, 2002, Worden was convicted of the felony offense of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, and sentenced to serve ten (10) years (two  years suspended) imprisonment. Sentencing has been set for April 29, 2010. This case was investigated by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jill Trumbull Harris.
The specific sentence in each case to be imposed upon conviction will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.