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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Missouri Man Sentenced to 180 Months Imprisonment

FORT WAYNE – Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Clifford D. Johnson, announces that, Timothy Gilmore, age 37, of Doniphan, Missouri, was sentenced, before United States District Court Chief Judge Theresa Springmann after being convicted of using a computer to entice of a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct. 


Gilmore was sentenced to 180 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release.


According to documents filed in this case, between January 8, 2016 and April 18, 2016, Gilmore began communicating with a 16 year old juvenile from Fort Wayne, Indiana, over social media.  The communications transitioned into telephone communications.  During the course of the communications, Gilmore solicited and enticed the juvenile to engage in sexually explicit conduct and to produce videos and still images of said conduct and to transmit the videos and images to him via the internet.  Gilmore then reposted the transmitted images on his on-line blog.


This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Wayne Police Department and was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Stacey R. Speith.


Project Safe Childhood
Updated October 7, 2017