The United States Attorney’s Office announced that Jonathan D. Drury, age 37, of Perryville, Missouri, has been sentenced to serve 87 months in federal prison for the offense of Possession of Child Pornography. Drury appeared for his sentencing hearing today before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. at the federal courthouse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Drury was charged with two counts of possession of child pornography - second/subsequent offense or possessing more than 20 pictures/one film/video tape; and eight counts of possession of child pornography - first offense.
The defendant allegedly knowingly possessed child pornography that was a visual depiction of a person less than 18 years of age engaged in sexually explicit conduct, according to the criminal complaint. The child pornography consisted of a motion picture, film, videotape, videotape production or other moving image. A search warrant was executed at the defendant’s residence June 17. Drury was contacted and agreed to speak with the investigators, according to the probable cause statement.
The defendant confessed to the child pornography stored in his Google account and also admitted to downloading child pornography from various websites using Pinterest to view images depicting “young girls in bikinis.”