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08/10/2020
Gulfport, MS
Child Exploitation

Taryn Goin Naidoo, 41, of Diamondhead, Miss., received three sentences totaling 170 months, set to run concurrently, followed by 15 years of supervised release.

08/07/2020
Seattle, WA
Child Exploitation

McKenna Danilo Bernardo, 23, of Burien, Washington, was charged by criminal complaint April 30, 2020, following an investigation by HSI, the King County Sheriff’s Office and Washington State Department of Corrections. Jason Allen Legg, 44, of Seattle, was charged by criminal complaint April 30, 2020, with possession of child pornography. David Craig Martin, 64, of Seattle, was charged by criminal complaint May 14, 2020, with possession of child pornography.

08/07/2020
Fresno, CA
Child Exploitation
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Operation Covid Chatdown resulted in 34 men being arrested in Fresno, California for soliciting sexual acts from individuals they believed were 12- or 13-year-old children but were actually undercover law enforcement operatives.

08/05/2020
Pocatello, ID
Child Exploitation

Carlos Brewer, 42, of Pocatello, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 235 months in federal prison for receiving sexually explicit images of minors.

07/30/2020
Tallahassee, FL
Child Exploitation

Dishay Henderson, 36, was sentenced last week following a January jury verdict finding him guilty of enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution and two counts of sex trafficking of a minor.

07/28/2020
Orlando, FL
Child Exploitation

According to court documents, in 2013 Todd Joseph Simmerman, 30, Titusville, pleaded guilty to traveling to meet a child to engage in unlawful sexual conduct, after using a computer to lure a child, in violation of Florida law.

07/24/2020
Jacksonville, FL
Child Exploitation

According to the indictment, between October 2015 and March 2019, Richard Earl Jenkins, Jr., 43, Jacksonville, produced child pornography. If convicted, Jenkins faces a minimum mandatory term of 15 years, and up to 30 years, in federal prison for each count.

07/23/2020
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal

David Alava-Valdivia, 66, is a citizen of Peru and illegally present in the United States. He was arrested near his home Aug. 29, 2019 in Evanston, Wyoming.

07/20/2020
Philadelphia, PA
Child Exploitation

The 16-count indictment, returned July 8 and unsealed today, named Jacob Kolonis, 27, of Duncansville, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant.

07/15/2020
Philadelphia, PA
Child Exploitation

David Paul Robinson, 31, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was arrested and charged with numerous offenses including the rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, manufacturing and dissemination of child abuse material, and other related charges. 

07/10/2020
Orlando, FL
Child Exploitation

According to court documents, on June 17, 2019, James Edward Groover, II, 34, of Antwerp, Ohio, returned to the United States from a three-day cruise to the Bahamas, carrying his cell phone and laptop computer. Upon his entry into Port Canaveral, Florida, law enforcement agents conducted a border search of his devices and located 4,638 images and 1,763 videos depicting the sexual abuse and exploitation of infants, toddlers and prepubescent children.

07/10/2020
Jacksonville, FL
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

According to the indictment, beginning by at least some date in 2016, Edward Alan Hardin, 33, of Pomona Park, began soliciting a child victim to engage in commercial sex acts, knowing that the victim was younger than 18 years old.

07/08/2020
Tampa, FL
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

On June 6, 2019, Berrios-Trinidad arranged to bring two underage females to a hotel for a "sex party" with adult men. On that evening, he arrived with two girls, ages 14 and 17. Once inside the hotel room, Berrios-Trinidad was arrested, and the victims were rescued.

07/06/2020
Corpus Christi, TX
Child Exploitation

Lucas Antonio Nord was sentenced July 2 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas to 200 months in federal prison. Nord was further ordered to pay $3,000 in restitution and will be required to register as a sex offender and serve the rest of his life on supervised release following completion of his prison term.

07/02/2020
Pleasant Hill, CA
Child Exploitation

Daniel Joseph Feliciano received a 25-year prison sentence for producing child pornography. The punishment was the result of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office and the Pleasant Hill Police Department.

07/02/2020
Tampa, FL
Child Exploitation

According to court documents, Richard Stephen Terry, 56, of Tampa, used the Internet to entice adult women to allow him to engage in sexual activities with their minor children. Agents identified Terry in multiple online chat rooms designed for individuals who are interested in the sexual exploitation of children, and he used the chat rooms to meet and discuss their interests and tactics.

07/01/2020
Boston, MA
Child Exploitation

Bryan C. Mileikis, 33, of Bourne, Massachusetts, was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. Mileikis made an initial appearance via videoconference in federal court July 1.

06/29/2020
Honolulu, HI
Child Exploitation

Rian Harold Ishikawa, 42, of Kailua, was charged with one count of producing child pornography and two counts of possessing child pornography.

06/29/2020
Corpus Christi, TX
Child Exploitation

Ehab Sadeek, 47, who resides in Winchester, Massachusetts, was indicted June 29 by a Corpus Christi grand jury on charges of online solicitation of a minor, travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct and transfer of obscene materials to a minor.

06/25/2020
Denver, CO
Child Exploitation
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Luna Pixel, a two-year-old Labrador Retriever is now assigned to the Colorado Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) task force.

06/25/2020
Boise, ID
Child Exploitation

Bryan Lee Thieme, 39, of Twin Falls, was sentenced to 200 months in federal prison for sexual exploitation of children, ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) acting Special Agent in Charge Eben Roberts and U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also imposed lifetime supervised release to follow Thieme’s prison sentence.

06/24/2020
Kansas City, MO
Child Exploitation

Raul E. Villalva, aka Isabelle Villalva, a biological male who identifies as a female (transgender woman), 26, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 20 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography.

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