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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Former Muscatine Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Pornography Offenses

DAVENPORT, Iowa—On February 24, 2021, United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Patrick Vincent Maddox, age 42, of Mobile, Alabama, formerly of Muscatine, to 180 months in prison for the production, receipt, and distribution of child pornography announced Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal. Maddox was additionally ordered to serve five years of supervised release following his imprisonment.

The investigation of Maddox began in 2017, when Maddox moved out of a Muscatine residence he abandoned seven electronic storage devices. The electronic devices were reviewed and suspected child pornography was discovered. The items were turned over to law enforcement. After forensic review, law enforcement uncovered child pornography in six images and a video he produced. The video captured Maddox setting up his cellular phone concealed in a bathroom, videotaping a minor child nude.

This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Contact: 
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300 USAIAS-PAO@usdoj.gov
Updated February 25, 2021