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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Elkhart Man Sentenced For Receipt Of Child Pornography

SOUTH BEND - The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that Donald J. Meachum, age 21, of Elkhart, Indiana was sentenced before District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for one count of receipt of child pornography. 

Meachum was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in this case, from December 2013 to December 2016, Meachum used his cellular phone to download images and videos of child pornography from the internet.  Some of these videos or images involved minors under the age of 12. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with the assistance of the St. Joseph County Cybercrimes Unit. This case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney John M. Maciejczyk.


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Updated February 1, 2018