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Southern District of Iowa

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Davenport Man Sentenced to 292 Months in Prison for Production of Child Pornography


DAVENPORT, IA - On December 13, 2016, Eric Nathan Hans, age 46, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 292 months in prison for Production of Child Pornography, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel.  Hans also will be required to serve a ten-year term of supervised release following his imprisonment.

On June 13, 2016, Hans pleaded guilty to this charge and admitted that in December 2010, he used his cellular phone to produce child pornography by taking multiple pictures of a 12-year-old child.  Additionally, Hans had downloaded child pornography onto his computer in June of 2014. 

The investigation was conducted by the Davenport Police Department and the Child Protection Response Center.  This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Media Contact for this release is Rachel Scherle at 515-473-9300, or

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Updated December 14, 2016