Salt Lake City man gets 10 years in federal prison for child pornography

SALT LAKE CITY, UT  – Patrick George Jackson, 60, of North Salt Lake, Utah, will serve 10 years in federal prison followed by 84 months of supervised release after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography in federal court.

In the plea agreement, Jackson admitted that in May of 2019, he possessed over 600 images of child pornography on his electronic devices. Jackson also admitted that he had been previously convicted twice of sexual offenses Utah, including a 1990 conviction for Sexual Abuse of a Child, and a 2002 conviction for Attempted Forcible Sexual Abuse.

After his release from federal prison, Jackson will be required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys in the Utah U.S. Attorney’s Office prosecuted the case. Special Agents of the FBI conducted the investigation.