Pocatello Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography

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The following is a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho.

POCATELLO − Craig Marshall Grayson, 30, of Pocatello, pleaded guilty Monday to transportation of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael Gonzalez announced. Grayson was indicted by a federal grand jury in Pocatello on February 28.

According to the plea agreement, law enforcement agents downloaded four sexually exploitative videos of a minor from an individual later identified as Grayson between July 5 and August 12, 2016. A search of Grayson’s home and computer devices revealed his additional possession of approximately 978 images and 65 videos of child pornography.

The charge of transportation of child pornography is punishable by at least five, and up to 20, years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and five years, up to a life term, of supervised release.

Sentencing is set for November 27, 2017, before U.S. District Judge David C. Nye at the federal courthouse in Pocatello.

The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.