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01/12/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Jamie Hall, 37, a tech sergeant stationed at Dover Air Force Base, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for receipt of child pornography, in violation of federal law. Hall also was sentenced to 5 years of supervised release, which will commence following his prison term. He also will be required to register as a sex offender in any jurisdiction...
11/21/2012
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Abraham Sacharow, 43, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty to attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor, in violation of federal law, at a hearing in U.S. District Court, District of Delaware.
02/25/2014
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Using the screen name "mikecoach73," Michael J. Barndt engaged in a series of explicit online chat conversations with an undercover special agent. Special agents seized his smartphone after his arrest and upon forensic review, found it to contain approximately 15,000 images of teenage females who were suggestively dressed or nude.
01/17/2014
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
HSI special agents assigned to the Delaware Child Predator Task Force became aware of William Zimmerman during an investigation into another registered child sex offender.
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.

11/16/2015
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
John Thomas Matthew Lee, 50, of Millsboro, Delaware, pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark of the District of Delaware.
02/23/2012
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Kenneth Houck of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced Thursday to 97 months in prison for transportation of child pornography in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). A forensic analysis of his computer found almost 6,470 still images of child pornography.
10/31/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Michael J. Barndt, a Pennsylvania man who was a youth football coach, school cook and summer camp counselor at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted enticement and coercion of a minor.
04/22/2014
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
William Zimmerman was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release following his prison sentence. He also will be required to continue to register as a sex offender in any jurisdiction in which he lives, works, or attends school.
03/23/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Eric Wayne Tindall, 51, originally came to the attention of ICE HSI in the summer of 2010 while agents investigated a commercial child pornography website. Tindall later responded to a fake advertisement created by law enforcement agents, which offered to sell child pornography movies.
10/10/2012
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
David Gellad, 44, of Rosemere, Quebec, pleaded guilty at a hearing in the United States District Court, District of Delaware. Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced Gellad's guilty plea.
09/18/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
According to court documents, the CNCPO executed a search warrant on a child pornography website server and identified more than 900 United States-based users of the website. The CNCPO provided the identities of these users to HSI. Jason Jay Mills, 36, of Wilmington, was identified as on those users. HSI conducted similar investigations of the identified individuals across the United States.
08/27/2015
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Sean Mooney served as a senior airman stationed at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, when he was arrested by HSI special agents with assistance from OSI officials in January 2014 for charges of enticing a minor and transporting child pornography.
08/03/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Harold Love Springer of Wilmington, Del. was identified during an online investigation into a computer network devoted to trading images of child pornography. This case was investigated by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). An undercover HSI agent observed approximately 2,000 files depicting child pornography that Springer...
09/12/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Sean Lawrence, 40, of Kansas City, Mo., was previously convicted in Missouri in 1995 and 2005 of sodomizing two young boys. He was sentenced to five years in prison for each offense and was required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
04/12/2011
Wichita Falls, TX
Child Exploitation
William L. Ferguson, 38, of Burkburnett, Texas, pleaded guilty in November 2010 to one count of possessing child pornography. Judge O'Connor also ordered that Ferguson, who was taken into custody following the sentencing hearing, register as a sex offender and serve a lifetime of supervised release.
01/04/2016
Wichita Falls, TX
Child Exploitation
Ryan Anthony Winner, 34, of Olney, Texas, has been in custody since his arrest in July 2015 on a related federal complaint.
07/21/2015
Wichita Falls, TX
Child Exploitation
Ryan Anthony Winner of Olney, Texas, 33, was arrested July 20 and made his initial appearance Tuesday in federal court in Wichita Falls, Texas, where U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert K. Roach ordered that he remain in federal custody pending a probable cause and detention hearing set for July 28.
02/18/2016
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
Andrew Clint McDaniels, 30, of Hugoton, Kansas, pleaded guilty to one count of producing child pornography and one count of distributing child pornography.
08/30/2019
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
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After his arrest in November 2018, a second search revealed Daniel Eric Merida, 35, El Dorado, Kansas, had used online storage to transport more child pornography, and he was in possession of more child pornography on his phone.

10/18/2016
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
Michael N. Rodenbeek, 53, of Salina, Kansas, is charged with three counts of producing child pornography, one count of distributing child pornography, one count of possessing child pornography, and one count of unlawfully possessing a firearm following a felony conviction. The crimes are alleged to have occurred between June and September 2016, in the Kansas counties of Saline and Sedgwick.
02/18/2016
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
John Tyler Gariglietti, 32, of Pittsburg, Kansas, pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography.
01/31/2012
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
Matthew Alter, 47, of Wichita, pleaded guilty Jan. 31 to one count of possessing child pornography. At the plea hearing, prosecutors told the court that Alter became the subject of an investigation after Italian State Police provided information that a computer user in Kansas was accessing a child pornography website.
12/07/2011
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
Shawn Marshal Christiansen of Great Bend, Kan., admitted that on Dec. 6, 2009, he recorded a live-streaming video in which he positioned a boy who was four to six years old in front of a Web camera and exposed the boy's genitals. The investigation was conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/07/2011
Wichita, KS
Child Exploitation
Shawn Marshal Christiansen, 36, of Great Bend, Kan., is charged with one count of producing and one count of possessing child pornography. The crimes allegedly occurred from April 27, 2009 to Jan. 8, 2010 in Great Bend.

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