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05/14/2014
Austin, TX
Child Exploitation
Gary Joe Smith, 61, of Morgan, Texas, was sentenced by U.S District Judge Walter S. Smith Jr. to serve 72 months imprisonment for possessing and distributing child pornography. Judge Smith also ordered him to serve five years of supervised release after he completes his sentence. Smith pleaded guilty to the charges March 6.
04/25/2014
Bakersfield, CA
Child Exploitation
David Michael Wilson, 31, of Delano, pleaded not guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer K. Thurston to one count of receiving or distributing images of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
10/23/2013
Bakersfield, CA
Child Exploitation
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Michael David Wilson, 30, was indicted July 25 for receiving and distributing child pornography and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
04/11/2011
Bakersfield, CA
Child Exploitation
Edward Teichrow, 63, of Bakersfield, Calif., pleaded guilty to possessing images of child pornography. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney David Gappa with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California.
02/21/2012
Bakersfield, CA
Child Exploitation
John Anthony Baca of Bakersfield, Calif., was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 10 years in prison on child pornography charges after pleading guilty to receiving and distributing more than 600 sexually explicit videos and still images of prepubescent minors.
09/22/2011
Bakersfield, CA
Child Exploitation
David Durham, 61, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill to eight years and one month in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for receiving child pornography. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian W. Enos.
10/09/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett ordered that upon his release from prison, Hudson must register as a sex offender in the place where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student.
10/23/2013
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Michael Dale Irwin, 27, was sentenced Wednesday to 210 months in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett.
12/05/2011
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Paul Hade of Hagerstown, Md., was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a child to produce child pornography following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Washington County Sheriff's Office. In May 2010, a child reported that Hade had sexually abused her for two years starting when she was eight.
07/10/2014
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Brian Shaw, 23, of Lutherville, was also ordered serve a lifetime of supervised release and to register as a sex offender.
01/12/2015
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Laiton Blake Witkowski, 42, of Stockton, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander to serve a lifetime of supervised release following his prison sentence and register as a sex offender.
11/17/2011
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Dustin Anthony Axelrod, 27, of Salisbury, Md., was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr., who ordered that upon his release from prison, Axelrod must register as a sex offender in the place where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
01/23/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
As part of his plea agreement, Paul Henry Brown, 70, of Easton, Md., must register as a sex offender in the place where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
01/14/2011
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Rafael Luis Mieles, 25, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty today to distributing child pornography in connection with an online ad he posted seeking to have sex with a father and son.
03/06/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Eric Daniel Griffith of Elkton, Md., was sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography following an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/13/2011
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Timothy Whitaker, 46, of Baltimore, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz. Judge Motz ordered that upon his release from prison, Whitaker is required to register as a sex offender in the place where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
09/03/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
John Andrew Blaes, 49, of Parkville, Md., pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to produce child pornography and to transporting a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct. The investigation was conducted by ICE HSI, the FBI and the Baltimore County Police Department.
07/11/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Michael Gavel III, 38, of Baltimore, was sentenced July 11 by U.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg to seven years in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for distributing child pornography.
08/01/2013
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Between December 2011 and July 2012, Robert Marzola sexually abused a minor male at his home, and he produced images of himself and the minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Marzola saved the images on his laptop and told the boy not to tell anyone about their conduct, which Marzola described to the boy as a game.
04/15/2011
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
John E. Widdows, 72, of Cumberland, Md pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography. Law enforcement seized from Widdows' home three videos of a prepubescent female engaging in sexually explicit conduct at Widdows' direction and at least 100 additional images of child pornography.
03/27/2013
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
A previously convicted sex offender from Delaware, Scott Odham, was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday. From 2010 through April 2011, Odham sent repeated and frequent Facebook and MySpace messages, some of which were sexually explicit, to more than 50 high school and middle school females who lived in the western Maryland area.
05/04/2017
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation

According to the indictment, Eric Wayne Grinder, 36, allegedly sexually abused a now 10-year old minor, and produced images of himself and the minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct over the course of three years. In addition, he used electronic communications devices to store and obtain visual depictions of minor victims engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

10/12/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
David Gould, of Annapolis, Md., was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for possession of child pornography after an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Gould admitted that he has been trading and collecting child pornography for more than 10 years.
11/07/2013
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Larry James Kerfoot, 38, of Dundalk, and Robert Marzola, 31, of Essex, were sentenced respectively to 28 and 29 years in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, by U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander.
11/01/2012
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Jerry James McGee, 29, of Baltimore, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison followed by 40 years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett for possessing child pornography.

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