Sioux City, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man who admitted he distributed child pornography, was a drug user in possession of a firearm, and destroyed evidence has been sentenced to 66 months in federal prison.
Twenty-seven-year-old Lennon Slade of Rock Rapids received the sentence after he pled guilty in February to one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of destruction of evidence, and pled guilty in May to one count of being a drug user in possession of a firearm. At the guilty pleas, Slade admitted that he distributed child pornography, that he was a drug user in possession of a firearm, and that he destroyed evidence when officers were attempting to execute a search warrant at his house.
Slade was sentenced to 66 months in prison. A Special assessment of $300 was imposed, and Slade must also serve a five-year term of supervised release. He must also comply with all sex offender registration and public notification requirements.
The case was investigated by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.