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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Warsaw, Indiana Man Sentenced

For Possession of Child Pornography

SOUTH BEND – Jonathan Roberts, age 33, of Warsaw, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty for possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

Roberts was sentenced to 63 months in prison, 5 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution.

According to documents in this case, in August of 2017, Roberts possessed a cellular phone that contained videos and images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Roberts later admitted that the images on the cellular phone he possessed were in fact child pornography.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigations. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John Maciejczyk. 

 

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated March 10, 2020