U.S. Department of Justice
United States Attorney
Southern District of Iowa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2010
DAVENPORT MAN SENTENCED ON FEDERAL CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES
DAVENPORT- On March 26, 2010, Bradley Craig Vaught, age 47, of Davenport was sentenced to 110 months in prison by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. In October 2009, Vaught had plead guilty to receiving child pornography. Vaught was also ordered to pay a $100 assessment to the Crime Victims Fund, will be required to serve ten years on supervised release following his incarceration..
Pursuant to a nationwide law enforcement investigation, it was determined that Vaught had subscribed to a Internet website for the purpose of downloading child pornography. Follow up investigation by the Davenport Police
Department led to a June 24, 2009 search warrant at Vaught's trailer in Davenport and a subsequent arrest. A forensic examination of the computers, CDs and floppy disks seized out of Vaught's residence found over 46,000 images of child pornography.
This case was prosecuted in the United States Attorney's Office in the Southern District of Iowa as part of the Project Safe Child initiative. This investigation was conducted by Davenport Police Department.