Jackson Co. man sentenced to 320 years in prison for production, possession of child pornography


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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A Jackson Co. man has been sentenced to 320 years for the production and possession of child pornography.

51-year-old Stephen Frederick Ott pleaded guilty to ten counts of production of child pornography and one count of possession. His sentence is a total of 3,840 months followed by a lifetime of supervised release.

According to a press release sent by the U.S. Department of Justice, Ott produced 165 images of a minor between Dec. 2017 and Feb. 2018. The images were discovered on an SD card by a former roommate of Ott’s. Similar images were eventually discovered on Ott’s phone as well.

In addition to his sentence, Ott will be required to register as a sex offender.

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