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Benton County Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Failing To Register As A Sex Offender

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa

A man who failed to register as a sex offender was sentenced today to five years in federal prison.

David Kimble, age 48, of Norway, Iowa, received the sentence after a September 25, 2014, guilty plea to one count of failing to register as a sex offender.  At the guilty plea hearing, Kimble admitted that he moved from North Carolina to Iowa and did not register as a sex offender in Iowa.  Kimble was required to register because of his 2004 Linn County conviction for assault with intent to commit sexual abuse.

Kimble was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Chief Judge Linda R. Reade.  Kimble was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment.  A special assessment of $100 was imposed, and Kimble must also serve a five-year term of supervised release.  He must comply with all sex offender registration and public notification requirements.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark Tremmel and was investigated by the United States Marshals Service, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, and the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Court file information is available at  The case file number is CR 14-77.
Updated February 19, 2015