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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Sullivan Man Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography Charges

St. Louis, MO – Robert Wilfred Boevingloh, 76, of Sullivan, MO, pled guilty to one of count of Receipt of Child Pornography.  Boevingloh appeared before United States District Judge Ronnie L. White and sentencing was set for January 30, 2020.

According to court documents, between January 2016 and February 2017, Boevingloh knowingly received more than 600 images of child pornography, and those images were visual depictions involving a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct. 

In determining the actual sentences, a judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.

The case was investigated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Regional Computer Crime Education and Enforcement Group.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle T. Bateman is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated October 24, 2019