A Schertz man was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison for producing child pornography.
U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia rejected a request for leniency from Burton Joseph De La Garza and his lawyer, Tylden Schaeffer. Garcia also ordered De La Garza to serve 25 years of federal supervision upon release from prison.
De La Garza apologized to Garcia for his actions, while Assistant U.S. Attorney Tracy Thompson asked the judge to sentence De La Garza within the recommended guidelines — 27 to 30 years in prison.
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