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New Hampton man sentenced on pornography charges

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – A New Hampton man who distributed and possessed child pornography was sentenced last week to 15 years in federal prison.

According to a news release, 57-year-old William Rolen received the sentence after pleading guilty to one count of the charge in April.  Rolen also communicated with an under cover agent and planned to meet with a child and engage in sex acts, but he didn’t show up for the meetings. 

Rolen has also been ordered to by a $10,200 fine and serve a 5-year-term of supervised release.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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