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Des Peres Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri

St. Louis, MO – William Timothy Hopmeier, 48, of Des Peres, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his involvement in production of child pornography.  Hopmeier appeared before United States District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig. 

According to court documents, from June 2017 to January 31, 2018, Hopmeier used a cell phone to video record two minor females engaging in sexually explicit conduct on several occasions.

The St. Louis County Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Rob Livergood is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.


Updated October 23, 2019

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