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

Monday, January 5, 2015

Kentucky Woman Sentenced For Production Of Child Pornography

Produced images and videos of minor that was not even a year old

NORFOLK, Va. – Rebecca Mae Gibbs, age 24, of Lewisport, KY, was sentenced today to 17 ½ years in prison, followed by a life term of supervised release for production of child pornography.
Dana J. Boente, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and Susan E. Triesch,

Special Agent-in-Charge of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Norfolk Field Office, made the announcement after sentencing by United States District Judge Mark S. Davis.

Gibbs pled guilty to the charge on September 30, 2014.  According to court documents, Gibbs’s co-defendant, Douglas Lawrence True, 23, of Clarksville, Indiana, asked her to produce images and videos of child pornography, and facilitate visits wherein True could sexually abuse the minor victim, who had not reached one year of age.  Gibbs performed a sexual act on the victim, recorded it on video, and sent it via cellular phone to True, located in the Eastern District of Virginia.  True pled guilty to receipt of child pornography on November 10, 2014 and is scheduled to be sentenced on February 20, 2015.  True is facing a maximum of 20 years in prison.
This case was investigated by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, with the assistance of the Kentucky State Police.  Assistant United States Attorney Joseph Kosky is prosecuting the case on behalf of the United States.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.  Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case No. 2:14-cr-97.



Updated August 11, 2016