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Davenport Man Sentenced To Three Years Of Imprisonment For Possession Of Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Iowa

DAVENPORT, IA – On May 12, 2014, Charles Louis Linville, age 71, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced to 36 months of imprisonment for possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. United States District Judge John A. Jarvey also sentenced Linville to a five-year term of supervised release, following his term of imprisonment.

Linville was identified during a peer-to-peer file sharing investigation. Law enforcement executed a search warrant at Linville’s address, seized his computer, and determined that Linville possessed thousands of images of child pornography. Linville also possessed multiple digital recording devices, including video capable underwater face masks, which he had used to create videos of a minor female swimming in her bathing suit.

This case was investigated by the Scott County Sherriff’s Office and was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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Updated March 12, 2015