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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 12, 2021

Solon Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Pornography Offenses

DAVENPORT, IOWA – A Solon man, Alfredo Alexander Lujan, was sentenced on June 30, 2021, by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 144 months in prison for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography. Lujan was ordered to serve a five-year term of supervised release to follow his prison sentence, pay $200.00 to the Crime Victims’ Fund, and pay a $5,000.00 special assessment in accordance with the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act.

According to court documents, Alfredo Alexander Lujan, age 43, was identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as having traded child pornography with an individual in North Carolina. Further investigation revealed they had sent links containing child pornography via the KIK application to one other. Law enforcement executed a search warrant at Lujan’s residence and seized multiple electronic devices.  Lujan admitted receiving and possessing child pornography. In total, Lujan possessed nearly 200 images and videos depicting child pornography. On February 19, 2021, Lujan pleaded guilty to the charges brought against him.

Acting U.S. Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement.

The FBI investigated the case. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa as part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s “Project Safe Childhood” initiative, which was started in 2006 as a nation-wide effort to combine law enforcement investigations and prosecutions, community action, and public awareness in order to reduce the incidence of sexual exploitation of children. Any persons having knowledge of a child being sexually abused are encouraged to call the Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline at 1-800-284-7821.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Contact: 
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300 USAIAS-PAO@usdoj.gov
Updated July 12, 2021