A Candy House man who pleaded responsible to youngster pornography fees has been sentenced to 9 years in jail.
William Tyler Paul Maze, 31, was convicted of 10 counts of first-degree encouraging youngster sexual abuse throughout a court docket listening to July 30. Linn County Circuit Courtroom Choose David Delsman sentenced Maze to simply over 9 years in jail.
The crimes are mentioned to have occurred on or between Might 3, 2020 and March 16, 2021. Maze was arrested after the Linn County Sheriff’s Workplace, Candy House Police and Benton County Sheriff’s Workplace executed a search warrant on his residence.
A press launch from the Linn County Sheriff’s Workplace on the time of the arrest said that the search warrant was the results of an investigation into the distribution of kid pornography by way of the web from an IP tackle in Candy House.
When detectives interviewed him, Maze admitted to looking the web for youngster pornography, downloading the express content material, and sharing it with others.
In accordance with court docket paperwork, Maze was in possession of 10 separate sexually express pictures and recordings that featured the sexual abuse of minors.
The defendant was sentenced to virtually two years in jail per cost, however a plea settlement between the protection and the State resulted in a complete sentence of 9 years for Maze. In alternate for Maze pleading responsible to all 10 fees and forfeiting all proof seized, the State restricted its jail request.