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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Texas

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Friday, September 4, 2020

NDTX Round-Up: August 28-September 3

SENTENCING – ANDREW TYLER MOLINA

On August 31, Andrew Tyler Molina, 31, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for transporting and shipping child pornography. Tumblr, a social media app popular amoung teenagers, reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, that a user, Mr. Molina, was involved in communications about the sexual molestation of children. Law enforcement executed a search warrant on Mr. Molina’s residence and conducted a forensic review of his cell phones. Mr. Molina admitted to transporting videos and images depicting sadistic child pornography with infants and toddlers. Law enforcement recovered 88 images and 16 vides of child pornography on Mr. Molina’s two cell phones. This case was investigated by the FBI and Grand Prairie PD. Assistant United States Attorney Camille Sparks is prosecuting this case.

GUILTY PLEA – ILDERALDO DEANDRE LIMA-MOSLEY

On September 1, Ilderaldo Deandre Lima-Mosley, 31, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm. In May 2020, Mr. Lima-Mosley, a previously convicted felon, met an individual at a Dallas area tobacco shop to sell a .380 pistol and several magazines containing ammunition for $740. Mr. Lima-Mosley faces up to 10 years in prison for his crimes. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant United States Attorney Phelesa Guy is prosecuting this case.

GUILTY PLEA – PETE TORRES

On September 1, Pete Torres, 30, plead guilty to conspiracy to launder money. Two individuals supplied Mr. Torres with cocaine. He sold the cocaine to others and earned a profit from his drug transactions. Mr. Torres used then profits to purchase more controlled substances from his suppliers to sell. Mr. Torres faces up to 20 years in prison for his crimes. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Dallas PD, Irving PD, Dallas County SO, Richardson PD, and Carrolton PD. Assistant United States Attorney George Leal is prosecuting this case.

SENTENCING – JASON CRAIG WILLIAMS

On September 1, Jason Craig Williams, 33, was sentenced to 150 months for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Mr. Williams engaged in this conspiracy form June 2017 through on or about June 28, 2017 in the Dallas Division of the Northern District of Texas. The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security Investigations, Texas Department of Public Safety, and Carrollton PD. Assistant United States Attorney George Leal is prosecuting this case.

SENTENCING – JEFFREY BRYAN DOUGHERTY

On September 2, Jeffrey Bryan Dougherty, 28, was sentenced to 9 years in prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Law enforcement located Mr. Dougherty in a motel in Hutchins, Texas. In plain view, officers observed drug paraphernalia and a black backpack containing a 9 mm firearm, methamphetamine, heroin, and Mr. Dougherty’s wallet. Mr. Dougherty admitted that his was in possession of a 9 mm firearm and that he was at the motel selling the methamphetamine and heroin. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Texas Department of Public Safety. Assistant United States Attorney Gary Tromblay is prosecuting this case.

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Todd Martin Public Affairs 214-659-8691 todd.martin3@usdoj.gov
Updated September 4, 2020