Salem Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography


A southeast Iowa man awaits sentencing after pleading guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography.

Jason Robert Wesely, 39, of Salem is scheduled to be sentenced on February 23rd, 2023.

According to court documents, in June of 2020, Wesely knowingly possessed several depictions of child pornography which contained minors under 12 years of age. Wesely used his phone and a DVD to commit the offense. IP addresses connected to a social media account used in the crime were tracked to Wesely’s residence in Salem and his workplace at the National Guard in Mount Pleasant.

This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations.

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Duane Ewing
Duane Ewing
1 year ago

Child porn is the way the way human trafficking