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Date: 09-28-2023

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United States of America v. Daniel D. Konruff

Case Number: 4:22-cr-03084

Judge: John M. Gerrard

Court: United States District Court for the District of Nebraska (Lancaster County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Lincoln

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Description: Lincoln, Nebraska criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with possession of child pornography.

On May 13, 2022, Daniel D. Konruff’s personal cellphone was reviewed by a Cheyenne County Nebraska probation officer pursuant to the conditions of Konruff’s state probation. The probation officer observed child pornography on the device. The device was seized, and a search warrant was obtained to download and further review the phone’s contents. The forensic download revealed multiple child pornography files. Konruff, age 45, of Gurley, was convicted in 2017, in case #CR17-13 in the District Court for Cheyenne County, Nebraska, with two counts of attempted possession of child pornography.

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 Department of Justice. Led by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and 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

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office, and Kearney Police Department.


Outcome: 09/28/2023 56 TEXT MINUTE ENTRY for sentencing proceedings held before Senior Judge John M. Gerrard in Lincoln on 9/28/2023 as to defendant Daniel D. Konruff. Court accepts Rule 11(c)(1)(C) plea agreement and adopts presentence report. On plea of guilty to Count II of the Indictment, it is ordered defendant is sentenced to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 120 months, 16 years supervised release with special conditions, and pay the special assessment in the amount of $100 and $4,000 restitution. Court finds the defendant is indigent and the $5,000 assessment under the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 shall not be imposed, and Court has considered all statutory factors regarding the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018 and finds, for reasons stated on the record, that no further AVAA assessments shall be imposed. On motion of the Government, the Count I of the Indictment is dismissed. Defendant is notified of the right to appeal. Defendant remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. Appearance for Plaintiff: Tessie L. Smith; for Defendant: Jessica L. Milburn, FPD; Probation Officer: Jay R. Holder; Courtroom Deputy: Kathy Miller; Court Reporter: Brenda Fauber. Time Start: 1:32 PM; Time Stop: 1:53 PM; Time in Court: 21 Minutes. (KMM) (Entered: 09/28/2023)
09/28/2023 57 NOTICE OF RIGHT TO APPEAL in criminal cases and counsel's acknowledgment and receipt of the 8th Circuit's Rule 27C by Attorney Jessica L. Milburn as to defendant Daniel D. Konruff. (KMM) (Entered: 09/28/2023)

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