Ashton Man Sentenced To Federal Prison
Date posted - July 22, 2014
Ashton, Iowa — An Ashton man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography, according to a release from the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa.
Techen was sentenced to five years imprisonment in Federal District Court in Sioux City by United States District Court Judge Mark W. Bennett. A special assessment of $100 was also imposed, and Techen must must also serve a ten-year term of supervised release upon completion of the prison sentence, as well as complying with all sex offender registration and public notification requirements.
The US Attorney’s office says the case was prosecuted by Assistant US Attorney Mark Tremmel, and was investigated by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.