CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who received child pornography was sentenced yesterday to 20 years in federal prison.
Jonathan Sebert, age 25, from Clarion, Iowa, received the sentence after a February 9, 2017 guilty plea to one count of receipt of child pornography. At the plea hearing, Sebert admitted that, between 2012 and 2015, he knowingly received child pornography.
Sebert was sentenced in Cedar Rapids by United States District Court Judge Linda R. Reade. Sebert was sentenced to 240 months’ imprisonment. A special assessment of $100 was imposed, and Sebert must also serve a 20-year term of supervised release. 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 Wright County Sheriff’s Office and the Mason City Police Department.