A man who produced child pornography pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids.
Skyler Wyatt, age 25, from Clarion, Iowa, was convicted of one count of sexual exploitation of a child. At the plea hearing, Wyatt admitted that, in 2016, he knowingly used a child to produce child pornography.
Sentencing before United States District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand will be set after a presentence report is prepared. Wyatt remains in custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing. Wyatt faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years' imprisonment and a possible maximum sentence of 30 years' imprisonment, $250,000 in fines, $5,100 in special assessments, and supervised release for 5 years to life following any imprisonment.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark Tremmel and is being investigated by the Wright County Sheriff's Office and the Webster County Sheriff's Office.