Pierce County Superior Court Judge Vicki Hogan last week turned down Powell's request to vacate the judgment. He says he has no money.
The News Tribune reports the 63-year-old is finishing a 30-month sentence he received on his May 2012 conviction for voyeurism.
The images were found during a search of his home as investigators were looking for information about his daughter-in-law, Susan Cox-Powell who disappeared in December 2009 in Utah. Steven Powell's son, Josh Powell, was a suspect. He killed himself and his two children in February last year in Graham.
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