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Muscatine Man Sentenced to 240 Months in Prison for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

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

DAVENPORT, IA- On July 20, 2017, Casey John Blain, age 36, of Muscatine, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 240 months in prison on the charge of Possession of Child Pornography and 240 months in prison on each of two counts of Distribution of Child Pornography announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. The three sentences will run concurrently. Blain was ordered to serve seven years of supervised release following his imprisonment and to pay $12,500 in restitution. Blain was also ordered to comply with the sex offender registry upon his release from prison.

On March 20, 2017, Blain pleaded guilty to the three offenses. He admitted to possessing at least 369 images and at least 267 videos of child pornography. He further admitted to distributing and sharing the images and/or videos with others via electronic applications utilizing the internet. The charges were the result of an investigation that began with a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

This investigation was conducted by the Muscatine Police Department, United States Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle
(515) 473-9300

Updated July 24, 2017

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