Sobieski Man Sentenced for Distribution of Child Pornography | USAO-EDWI

Matthew D. Krueger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on January 21, 2021, Jacob J. Salewski (age: 24) of Sobieski, Wisconsin, was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment for his distribution of child pornography.

In September of 2019, the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) received leads from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Based on those leads, DCI investigators determined that an online user known as “susandoll69” and “ollie9615” distributed child pornography using a popular instant messaging service. Investigators tracked those usernames’ online activities and determined that the distribution was occurring at a residence in Sobieski, Wisconsin. Further investigation determined that Jacob J. Salewski was the individual known online as “susandoll69” and “ollie9615.” 

Senior U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach called Salewski’s actions serious and called for appropriate punishment. In addition to the 60 months of imprisonment, Salewski will spend seven years on supervised release and will be required to register as a sex offender.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006, by the U.S. Department of Justice. Led by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.

This case was investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, with the assistance of the Oconto County Sheriff’s Office.  It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel R. Humble.

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For Additional Information Contact: Public Information Officer Kenneth Gales

Kenneth.Gales@usdoj.gov

414-297-1700

 

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