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Virginia Man Admits to Online and Sexual Contact with Minor

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Daniel Eliazar Ramos Rosa, 24, of Manassas, Virginia, has admitted to the coercion and enticement of a 10-year-old Jefferson County girl.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Rosa, also known as “Jay,” exchanged over 1,000 messages, photos, and videos with the victim via Snapchat, later traveling to the victim’s Harpers Ferry home and engaging in sexual activity with her. Rosa recorded the encounter on his phone.

Rosa faces at least 10 years and up to life in federal prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The FBI and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.



Stacy Bishop, Public Affairs Officer:

Updated May 17, 2024

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