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09/12/2018
Houston, TX
Child Exploitation

Stephen P. Lynch, 43, of Kingwood, Texas, was sentenced to 360 months for sexual exploitation of a minor, and 60 months for possession of child pornography, respectively. His prison terms will run consecutively. Lynch pleaded guilty to both charges on June 6, 2018.

08/20/2018
Houston, TX
Child Exploitation

In addition to his 448-month prison sentence, Ryan Glen Colburn, 25, Rosenberg, Texas, was further ordered to pay restitution to his three known victims.

08/20/2018
Miami, FL
Child Exploitation

According to court documents, Theodore Williams Symonds, 51, of Wesley Chapel, Florida, travelled frequently between the United States and the Dominican Republic including a trip on March 20, 2017. Symonds was arrested March 23, 2017 by local Dominican authorities for crimes related to the sexual abuse of children.

08/16/2018
Tampa, FL
Child Exploitation

According to the indictment, between 2015 and January 2017, William Matthew Napolitano, 35, of New Port Richey enticed and coerced a minor to engage in sexual activity. Napolitano is also charged with persuading a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing child pornography in June 2015.

08/10/2018
Covington, KY
Child Exploitation

Ryan J. Brock, 34, of Covington, previously admitted to sexually abusing a minor relative and producing photographs and videos of the abuse using a tablet device.

07/30/2018
Honolulu, HI
Child Exploitation

As part of his sentence, Christopher Ernest Fox, 21, was ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution to the victim and her family, serve 10 years of supervised release and register as a sex offender. 

07/27/2018
Springfield, MO
Child Exploitation

Ronald Lee Fields, 56, of Joplin, Missouri, and Shannon Calhoun, 33, of Philippi, West Virginia, (formerly of Joplin) were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark. Fields was sentenced to 20 in federal prison without parole. Calhoun was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Fields and Calhoun to each spend the rest of his life on supervised release following incarceration.

07/25/2018
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation

Miguel Pagan, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography on April 25, 2018.

07/23/2018
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation

James Daniel Arbaugh, 40, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, pleaded guilty on Feb. 6, to one count of traveling in foreign commerce from the United States to Haiti in or about 2016 to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a person under the age of 18 before U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth K. Dillion of the Western District of Virginia, who sentenced him earlier today and remanded him to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service. 

07/23/2018
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation

Daniel Arthur Hill, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of production of child pornography on Nov. 9, 2017. A U.S. District Judge from the District of Delaware sentenced Hill to serve 300 months in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release.

07/19/2018
Minneapolis, MN
Child Exploitation

Bryan Scott Erickson, 40 of La Crescent. Minnesota, previously pleaded guilty on March 19, 2018, and was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in Minneapolis on one count of receipt of child pornography.

07/19/2018
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation

Roberto Sanchez-Cruz, 33, of Aguas Buenas, was arrested near Levittown, Toa Baja, following an HSI investigation that revealed he attempted to sexually entice whom he believed was a 13-year-old female.

07/17/2018
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation
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Ramon Raudel Campos Murillo, a native of Mexico, who sometimes also goes by Raudel or the alias “Chilango,” is charged with transporting a minor across state lines for prostitution in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

07/05/2018
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation

A Humacao-area man was sentenced Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico to more than 17 years in prison for production of child pornography. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted the investigation that led to the arrest.

07/05/2018
Indianapolis
Child Exploitation

John C. Goelz, 29, of Carmel, Indiana, and a swim coach with Carmel High School, faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor who was one of his athletes, and possessing child pornography.

06/18/2018
Springfield, MO
Child Exploitation

Anthony Cotter, 30, of Springfield, Missouri, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to sexually exploiting children, and producing and possessing child pornography.

06/14/2018
Seattle, WA
Child Exploitation

In March 2018, 32-year-old Leonard Lewis was charged with state violations of possession of child pornography. He has been employed as a coach at Tech Gymnastics and All Star Cheer in Woodinville, Washington. On previous occasions, Lewis also traveled internationally for employment as a cheerleading coach

06/13/2018
Seattle, WA
Child Exploitation

During the operation, the Washington ICAC Task Force conducted 51 investigations involving peer-to-peer networks and made 47 arrests. HSI, as part of the task force, conducted 11 search and seizure warrants; made six federal arrests, four state arrests, and one state arrest pending military charges; and identified/rescued one minor victim.

06/13/2018
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation

Jeffrey H. Ernisse, 61, of Red Granite, Wisconsin, is currently incarcerated for state offenses related to child exploitation. 

    06/13/2018
    Bismarck, ND
    Child Exploitation

    Timothy Joshua Adam Carnahan, 24, of Longview, Washington, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on charges of attempted transportation to engage in unlawful sexual acts with a minor. Carnahan must also serve 10 years of supervised release after he completes his prison sentence.

    06/13/2018
    Bismarck, ND
    Child Exploitation

    Jess Harlan Mallo, 44, of Williston, North Dakota, was sentenced June 11 to serve 20 years in federal prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland for possessing child pornography. Mallo must also serve 10 years of supervised release after he completes his prison sentence.

    06/12/2018
    Chicago, IL
    Child Exploitation

    Christopher M. Hall, 44, from Chicago, had previously pleaded guilty to one count of inducing and enticing a minor to produce child pornography, and one count of knowingly transporting child pornography. He was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin in the Northern District of Illinois.

    06/11/2018
    Boston, MA
    Child Exploitation

    "Thanks to the tireless work of our Homeland Security Investigations New Haven office, in close coordination with our local and state partners in the Connecticut Child Exploitation Task Force, this predator has been brought to justice and will no longer be in a position to harm innocent children." said Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent In Charge of HSI Boston.

    06/08/2018
    Washington, DC
    Child Exploitation

    On April 19, James Marvin Reed, 62, pleaded guilty to engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place.

    06/07/2018
    Houston, TX
    Child Exploitation

    Andrew Craig Sustaita, 31, from Spring, Texas, who was a former Harris County sheriff's deputy, pleaded guilty March 15 to producing and possessing child pornography.

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