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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Ankeny Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography and Related Charge

DES MOINES, IA – On July 27, 2016, Aaron Lawrence Storm, 35, of Ankeny, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to a total of 12 years in federal prison and 15 years of supervised release. Storm had previously pleaded guilty to the offense of possession of child pornography, as well as the offense of attempted kidnapping which was based on threats the defendant made that were directed toward the family of the prosecutor handling his child pornography case.

The child pornography case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Ankeny Police Department, and was prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

The attempted kidnapping case was investigated by the United States Marshal’s Service, and was prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa.

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated August 18, 2016