Friday, May 7, 2010

Chilled by ICE

I'm not exactly sure why these folks were under investigation by ICE or how they wound up being discovered.

I am just glad they were discovered.

Two men get long sentences for child porn
By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News

A judge on Thursday sentenced a paramedic and another man who pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography to long prison terms, while a hotel manager accused of having images of children being tortured and raped was granted bond.

U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia gave Stephen S. Henry, 28, a former Schertz EMT, the 20-year maximum and later sentenced Brett Tomas Gonzalez, who worked in information technology for RL Foods, to 171/2 years in prison.

Both were caught during investigations by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Henry's lawyer, Jimmy Parks Jr., sought a sentence of seven years. But the judge turned him down after hearing from the mother of a victim in some of the images and how Henry had altered the images to make them more explicit.

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