|Child Pornography Offenders Receive a Combined 43 Years in Prison|
|News Releases - General Info|
|Written by Val Quast|
|Wednesday, 18 December 2013 14:32|
DES MOINES, IA - Nicholas A. Klinefeldt, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, announced the conclusion of a multi-agency investigation of internet-related child pornography crimes in the Southern District of Iowa.
The investigation, spearheaded by Homeland Security Investigations-Des Moines, Iowa, centered on the trading of child pornography pictures and videos on peer-to-peer file-sharing networks. Five defendants were charged and convicted in separate prosecutions and were sentenced to a combined total of more than 43 years in prison: Francisco Zayas (Marshalltown), 240 months; Monroe Wardlow (Grinnell), 96 months; Enrique Guzman (Osceola), 80 months; William Trimble, Jr. (Albia), 60 months; and Michael Hanold (Creston), 48 months. After serving their terms of imprisonment, each defendant will be required to serve a term of supervised release of at least 5 years and to register as a sex offender.
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