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Date: 02-08-2020

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United States of America v. Troy French

Case Number: 1:19-cr-00005-CJW-MAR

Judge: CJ Williams

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa (Linn County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Mark A Tremmel

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Description: Cedar Rapids, IA - The United States of America charged Troy French with possession of child porn.

A man who possessed child pornography was sentenced to two years in federal prison.

Troy French, age 29, of Cedar Rapids, received the sentence after a July 8, 2019, guilty plea to one count of possession of child pornography. At the plea hearing, French admitted that, between 2012 and 2017, he knowingly possessed child pornography, including one or more depictions of prepubescent children.

French was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Judge C.J. Williams. French was sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment. A special assessment of $100 was imposed, and he was ordered to make $3,000 in restitution to victims depicted in images he possessed. French must also serve a ten-year term of supervised release, and he must comply with all sex offender registration and public notification requirements.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark Tremmel and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit For more information about Internet safety education, please visit



Outcome: The defendant was committed to the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a total term of 24 Months on Count 3 of the Indictment. Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant will be on supervised release for a term of 10 years on Count 3 of the Indictmen

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