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Eastern District of California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 27, 2015

Galt Man Sentenced To Over 17 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

 
 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Tyler Jordan, 32, of Galt, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to 17 and a half years in prison and a life-term of supervised release for production of child pornography, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

According to court documents, Jordan offered files of child pornography for download on a file-trading website. Law enforcement downloaded 60 child pornography files from him. During a subsequent search of Jordan’s computer, law enforcement found over 20,000 images and videos that showed minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Jordan admitted to inappropriately touching two children, both of whom were under the age of 12, and taking sexually explicit pictures of them.

This case was investigated by the Sacramento Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, a federally and state-funded task force managed by the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department with agents from federal, state, and local agencies. The Sacramento ICAC investigates online child exploitation crimes, including child pornography, enticement, and sex trafficking. Assistant United States Attorney Justin Lee prosecuted the case.

This case 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 those who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.usdoj.gov/psc. Click on the “resources” tab for information about Internet safety education.
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Project Safe Childhood
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Docket #: 2:13-CR-003-GEB
Updated May 11, 2015