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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Council Bluffs, Iowa Resident Sentenced to 60 Months for Possession of Child Pornography

COUNCILS BLUFFS, IA- On November 24, 2014, Anthony John Wesolowski, a 42 year-old resident of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was sentenced to 60 months in prison by United States District Judge Stephanie Rose for possession of child pornography, and he was ordered to serve 10 years of supervised release following his imprisonment, announced United States Attorney Nicholas Klinefeldt.

An extensive investigation began when law enforcement determined that Wesolowski was using a file sharing program to obtain images containing child pornography over the internet for a period of several years. On July 8, 2014, Wesolowski pled guilty and admitted that on October 31, 2013, he had images on his home computer that depicted minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

The investigation was conducted by the Department of Homeland Security and the Council Bluffs, Iowa, Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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