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

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Eldridge Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

DAVENPORT, IA – On August 13, 2013, James Edward Hall, age 75, of Eldridge, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Jarvey to 15 years in prison for production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Judge Jarvey also sentenced Hall to a life term of supervised release.

On November 12, 2012, Hall knowingly induced a minor male to conduct certain acts while Hall recorded the activity. On December 5, 2012, pursuant to a search warrant, a search was conducted at Hall’s residence. An onsite preview of Hall’s computer was conducted, and the video of the minor was found on the computer. Hall was interviewed and admitted that he had recorded the 15 year old juvenile male in Hall’s residence.

This case was investigated by the Scott County Sheriff’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