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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Florida Man, Roger Brent Churchwell, Charged With Crimes Involving The Sexual Exploitation Of Children

ROGER BRENT CHURCHWELL, age 58, of Vero Beach, Florida, was charged in a one-count bill of information today for crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children, announced United States Attorney Dana J. Boente.

If convicted, CHURHCWELL faces a mandatory minimum of five years, and a maximum of twenty years in prison, followed by up to a life term of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine.  CHURCHWELL can also be required to register as a sex offender.

United States Attorney Boente reiterated that the bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

This case is being investigated by special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney Jordan Ginsberg.

(Download Bill of Information )