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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison

For Possession of Material Depicting Minors Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct

FORT WAYNE – Walter Gross, Jr., 58 years old, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Theresa L. Springmann after pleading guilty to one count of Possession of Material Depicting Minors Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Gross, Jr. was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment followed by 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, on April 6, 2017, Gross Jr. was found to be in possession of images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. 

This case was investigated by the FBI, the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Indiana State Police and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.

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Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Updated July 31, 2018