Federal grand jury indicts Appleton sex offender on child porn charges

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A federal grand jury has indicted an Appleton sex offender on new child pornography charges.

The indictment filed Feb. 5 in the Eastern District of Wisconsin alleges Brandon T. Daul possessed and distributed child pornography.

In 2011, Daul was convicted on five counts of Possession of Child Pornography in Outagamie County. He was sentenced to three years in prison and five years on extended supervision.

Daul was ordered to register for life on the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry.

Count One of the indictment filed Feb. 5 states that in October of 2015, Daul distributed sexually explicit images of young girls and an infant.

Count Two of the indictment states that in October of 2017, Daul possessed sexually explicit images of prepubescent girls.

Daul's arraignment in Green Bay federal court is scheduled for Feb. 20.

If convicted on the federal counts, Daul faces a possible sentence of 15-40 years in federal prison.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says the case was investigated by the following agencies:

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Homeland Security Investigations
Saskatchewan Integrated Internet Child Exploitation Unit
Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation
Appleton Police Department