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Lowell Man Sentenced to 235 Months in Prison

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

HAMMOND – Tyler Michael Thompson, 34 years old, of Lowell, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge Jon E. DeGuilio after pleading guilty to distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Thompson was sentenced to 235 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, in December 2021, Thompson sent multiple videos of child pornography to an undercover law enforcement officer. A search warrant was executed at Thompson’s residence and he was found to be in possession of over 200 images and over 100 videos depicting child pornography. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the Porter County Sheriff’s Department and Winnebago County, WI, Sheriff’s Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Philip Benson and Emily Morgan.

Updated February 7, 2023

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