SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man has entered a guilty please to a charge of possessing child pornography.
Chad Moyle, 37, from Sioux City, Iowa, pled guilty to possessing child pornograph on September 7, 2022, in federal court in Sioux City.
At the plea hearing, Moyle admitted to possessing over 600 images of child pornography from December 2018 through February 2019. Moyle utilized a smart phone to receive and review the images depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct, including depictions involving prepubescent minors or minors who had not attained 12 years of age.
Sentencing before United States District Court Chief Judge Leonard T. Strand will be set after a presentence report is prepared. Moyle remains in custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing. Moyle faces a possible maximum sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and at least 5 years of supervised release following any imprisonment.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kraig R. Hamit and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.