Clinton Man Arrested on Federal Charge of Possession of Child Pornography
DAVENPORT, IA - On October 31, 2014, Dirk Hayo Notman, age 76, of Clinton, Iowa, made an initial appearance in federal court after being arrested on a federal complaint that alleged he possessed child pornography, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Notman was ordered detained pending a detention and preliminary hearing on November 6, 2014. As part of an ongoing investigation, law enforcement officers conducted a search of Notman’s residence on April 24, 2014. During this search, officers seized numerous DVDs containing sexually explicit images of minors.
This case is being investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the Clinton, Iowa, Police Department, and the case is being prosecuted by the United States Attorney=s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.
The public is reminded that a criminal complaint is only an accusation, and that Notman is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.