Stephen Coleman, 30 years old, of Gary, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Philip P. Simon after pleading guilty to four counts of production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.
Coleman was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by a 15-year term of supervised release.
According to documents in the case, between May of 2017 and July of 2018, Coleman produced sexually explicit images of four minor children between the ages of six and eleven years.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in cooperation with the Gary Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas M. McGrath and former Assistant United States Attorney Jill Koster.