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Elkhart Man Sentenced to 94 Months in Prison

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

SOUTH BEND – Jeremy Eash, 39 years old, of Elkhart, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty after pleading guilty to receipt of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Eash was sentenced to 94 months in prison, 5 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $72,500 in restitution.

According to documents in the case, during a 4-month period between 2021/2022, Eash received child pornography images and videos over the internet. Law enforcement recovered over 1,200 images and 400 videos of child pornography from his electronic devices.

This case was investigated by the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations with the assistance of the Indiana State Police, the Elkhart Police and the LaGrange Police Departments.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John M. Maciejczyk.

The case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood. In 2006, the Department of Justice created Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from exploitation and abuse. Led by the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the DOJ’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children, as well as identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit


Updated June 23, 2023

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