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

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Mishawaka, Indiana Man Sentenced To 41 Months In Prison

For Possession Of Child Pornography

SOUTH BEND – James Kindig, age 53, of Mishawka, Indiana, was sentenced before United States District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio upon his plea of guilty to possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. 

Kindig was sentenced to 41 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $48,750 in restitution. 

According to documents in this case, in November 2017 Kindig possessed approximately 472 images and 262 videos that portrayed child pornography.  Some of these contained sadistic images and prepubescent children or children under the age of 12.    

This case was investigated by FBI with assistance from the St. Joseph County High Tech Crimes Task Force.  The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Maciejczyk.


Project Safe Childhood
Updated June 5, 2019