A northwest Iowa man will spend five years in federal prison on a pornography charge. Twenty-two-year-old Todd Techen of Ashton pled guilty to one count of distribution of child pornography in April of this year.

Techen admitted that between 2012 and 2013 he knowingly distributed child pornography. Techen was sentenced to 60 months in prison and will have to be listed on the sex offender registry. His case was part of the nationwide “Project Safe Childhood.”