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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Pottawattamie County Resident Sentenced To 30 Months For Possessing Child Pornography

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA- On August 6, 2015, David Leon Breneman, a 49 year-old resident of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 30 months in prison for possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Judge Rose also ordered that Breneman serve 10 years of supervised release following the period of imprisonment. During the period of supervised release, Breneman will be monitored by the United States Probation Office for compliance with conditions of release set by the Court at the time of sentencing.

An investigation by law enforcement revealed that from May to December of 2012, Breneman had obtained images from the internet of prepubescent children engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Breneman pleaded guilty to the charge of possession of child pornography on April 2, 2015.

The investigation was conducted by the Cyber Crime Unit of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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Updated August 11, 2015