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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 24, 2021

West Virginia Man Convicted After Two Day Jury Trial

FORT WAYNE- Kevin Hartleroad, 64, of Parkersburg, West Virginia, was convicted on the sole count of an Indictment charging him with attempted production of child pornography following a two day jury trial announced Acting United States Attorney Tina L. Nommay.

According to documents in this case, in February 2020, Hartleroad attempted to coerce a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction of such conduct. 

Sentencing is scheduled for January 5, 2022.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated September 24, 2021