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Men from Lima and Willard sentenced to prison for child pornography crimes

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

Two men from Northwest Ohio were sentenced to prison for crimes related to child pornography.

Dustin Davis, 42, of Lima, was sentenced to nine years in prison. He previously pleaded guilty to one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography.

Davis received and distributed numerous images of child pornography between September and November 2018, according to the indictment.

In a separate case, Karl Rogers, 35, of Willard, was sentenced to eight years in prison. Rogers was previously convicted at trial of receiving and distributing child pornography.

The Department of Homeland Security investigated the Davis case. The FBI and Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children investigated the Rogers case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tracey Ballard Tangeman prosecuted both cases.  


Mike Tobin

Updated September 25, 2019

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