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Turley Minister Pleads Guilty To Accessing With Intent To View Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Oklahoma

Ronald Eugene Robinson, 62, of Tulsa, pled guilty to Accessing with Intent to View Child Pornography, announced Loretta F. Radford, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Chief United States District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell will sentence Robinson on August 10, 2017.


On November 10, 2015, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents in Phoenix, Arizona conducted an undercover operation in an internet chatroom. While in the chatroom, HSI agents observed Robinson and other individuals watching child pornography that was being streamed. Some of the children in the videos were under the age of 12.


On March 30, 2017, HSI agents served a warrant and searched Robinson’s home. Robinson admitted he accessed the internet chatroom and viewed child pornography. Robinson faces a maximum sentence of twenty years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and at least five years of supervised release up to life following a sentence of imprisonment.


This case was investigated by HSI, the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, and the Tulsa Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Neal C. Hong.

Updated May 10, 2017

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