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Waterloo man admits to distributing child porn

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A Waterloo man could spend 30 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

46-year-old Charles Adkins of Waterloo pled guilty in federal court for one count of possessing child porn and one count of distributing it.

At a plea hearing, Adkins admitted he used the internet to distribute child porn between December 2011 and February 2012.

He also admitted he possessed child pornography on a laptop computer.

Adkins is in custody of the United States Marshal after the guilty plea and will remain in custody pending sentencing.

A mandatory minimum sentence will keep Adkins incarcerated for at least five years.  Adkins also faces $500,000 in fines, a $200 special assessment, and supervised release for 5 years to life following his imprisonment.

 

 

 

 

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