Houston Man Gets 27 Years for Multiple Child Pornography Convictions
|April 8, 2013|
HOUSTON – Guy Christopher Brogdon, 34, of Houston, has been sentenced to federal prison following two convictions of production of child pornography and another count of possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The sentence was handed down on Friday, April 5, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon.
On Dec. 20, 2012, Brogdon pleaded guilty. Today, Judge Harmon handed him a 27-year-term for the production counts and 10 years for the possession of child pornography, to be served concurrently. Upon release from prison, he will be on supervised release for 25 years and required to register as a sex offender.
The investigation revealed Brogdon took child pornography photographs of two very young girls for whom he was caring. Brogdon produced more than 200 images, though not all the child pornography involved the girls. Three of the victims’ relatives appeared and spoke at the sentencing, describing the effects Brogdon’s criminal acts have had. Brogdon was further ordered to pay restitution.
The Sugar Land Police Department and Houston FBI investigated.
This case, prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sherri L. Zack, was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys' Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.usdoj.gov/psc. For more information about internet safety education, please visit www.usdoj.gov/psc and click on the tab "resources."