DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – A Dubuque man has been sentenced to federal prison after distributing videos of a toddler being sexually abused by her mother.
Douglas Buttikofer Jr. admitted he knowingly accessed, with intent to view, visual depictions of child pornography. He committed this offense while on pre-trial release in Illinois for the unlawful grooming of a minor.
At sentencing, a witness testified Buttikofer expressed an interest in traveling overseas to engage in sex with children. The judge noted he maintained a «persistent pursuit» of child pornography.
Buttikofer was sentenced to nine years federal imprisonment and is being held in the Linn County Jail.
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