Iowa Man Sentenced to Multiple Years in Prison After Harassing a Callaway County Teen Online

An Iowa man is sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for attempting to produce child pornography following his online harassment of a Callaway County teenager over five years.

61-year-old David Jonathan Dodds, was sentenced in federal court yesterday (Monday) according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

Dodds admitted that he initially contacted the child victim through her instagram account when she was 13 years old.

He disguised himself as a teenage boy and continued contacting her through Facebook Messenger and her cell phone until she was 18 years old.

Dodds allegedly sent her pornographic images of himself and asked to send nude photos of herself and admitted to having similar conversations with several other unidentified underage victims.

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