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Mason City Man Sentenced To 35 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

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

A man who distributed child pornography was sentenced October 16, 2014, to 35 years in federal prison.

Jamison Miller, age 41, of Mason City, Iowa, received the sentence after a July 3, 2014, guilty plea to one count of distribution of child pornography.  At the plea hearing, Miller admitted that, between September 2012 and April 2013, he distributed child pornography.  In 2000, Miller was convicted of possession of child pornography.

Miller was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Chief Judge Linda R. Reade.  Miller was sentenced to 420 months’ imprisonment.  A special assessment of $100 was imposed, and Miller must also serve a 20-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 Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.  Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims.  For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit  For more information about Internet safety education, please visit and click on the tab “resources.”

Court file information is available at  The case file number is CR 14-3010.

Updated February 19, 2015