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Newport News Man Sentenced to Thirteen Years for Receipt of Child Pornography

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

Defendant possessed over 600 images of Child Pornography

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Isaiah Al’Von Holloman, 22, of Newport News, Va., was sentenced today to 160 months in prison, followed by 25 years of supervised release for Receipt of Child Pornography.

Dana J. Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, John S. Adams, Special Agent in Charge of the Norfolk Field Office, and Clark E. Settles, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, Washington, D. C., made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson.

Holloman plead guilty on January 14, 2015. According to court documents, federal agents identified the defendant via a Peer-to-Peer network on his computer. On May 29, 2014 members of FBI and Homeland Security Investigations executed a search warrant at the defendant’s apartment in Newport News. Holloman was home and agreed to speak to the agents.  He admitted he conducted internet activities using on-line applications including Facebook, Instagram, Kik, livechat, Dropbox, anonymous chat, and Sharazza, and that he obtained child pornography using Sharazza. Further, he created and used a Dropbox to obtain and provide images and videos of child pornography. During the search Holloman identified a laptop computer, tablet, and smartphone all belonging to him and all were seized pursuant to the search warrant. A subsequent forensic examination of these devices revealed over 600 images of child pornography.  

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Investigations. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lisa R. McKeel is prosecuting the case on behalf of the United States.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.  Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case No. 4:14cr68.

Updated April 15, 2015