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Chickasaw County man charged with possessing child pornography

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- An Alta Vista man faces federal charges for possessing child pornography.

According to court documents, Darrin Meirick, 31, possessed visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct on or about Sept. 23, 2008.

If convicted, Meirick faces a possible maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and at least five years of supervised release following any prison time.

Meirick appeared in federal court in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday and was released on bond.

His next scheduled court appearance is set for Nov. 22, 2010.

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