Department of Justice
United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt
Southern District of Iowa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2010
DES MOINES MAN SENTENCED ON
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGE
On September 17, 2010, Allen David Bloodgood, age 34, of Des Moines was sentenced to a term of 200 months imprisonment upon his conviction for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. United States District Court Judge James E. Gritzner ordered Bloodgood to serve a ten year term of supervised release and be placed on the Sex Offender Registry upon his release from prison. Bloodgood was also ordered to pay a Crime Victims’ Fund assessment of $100.00.
United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt said that federal laws dealing with the sexual exploitation of minors were designed for repeat sex offenders such as Bloodgood. Klinefeldt further added that while the internet has many practical uses, it is also a place where sexual predators lurk and attempt to sexually exploit children. He encouraged concerned citizens to visit the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children website at www.iaicac.org for more information on internet safety.