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Peru man gets 6 years for possession of child porn

Brandon R. Swiskoski
Brandon R. Swiskoski

A Peru man pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of child pornography and was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Brandon R. Swiskoski, 26, has about six months credit for time served, he could be released from prison in late 2022 or early 2023.

Swiskoski was charged Feb. 25 after a Peru police and agents with the Illinois Department of Corrections seized a smart phone, which the parolee was not permitted to have, containing a lewd image of a child.

Swiskoski had been paroled 20 days earlier, prison records show, after serving part of a 3-year sentence for failure to comply with the terms of the sex offender registry.

Swiskoski declined an opportunity to address his judge before sentencing.

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