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Eastern District of Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 23, 2018

Lexington Man Sentenced To 50 Years For Using Two Minors To Produce Child Pornography

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Lexington man, Saul Aguilar -Andres, 20, has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison, to be followed by a life term of supervised release, for using two minors to produce sexually explicit images and transporting those images, by posting them on Drop Box.

On Monday, Senior United States District Judge Joseph M. Hood formally sentenced Aguilar-Andres.  Aguilar-Andres must serve 85 percent of his federal prison sentence.

Aguilar-Andres previously admitted that, in September and October of 2016, he used two minor victims to produce the sexually explicit images, and that in January of 2017, he transported those sexually explicit images by posting them to his Drop Box account.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Amy Hess, Special Agent in Charge, Louisville FBI; and Chief Lawrence Weathers, of the Lexington Police Department, jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the FBI, in Lexington and Chicago, and the Lexington Police Department.  The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney David Marye.

 

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Updated July 23, 2018