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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Jersey

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Middlesex County, N.J., Woman Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting A Minor

TRENTON, N.J. – A Middlesex County, New Jersey, woman was sentenced today to 30 years in prison for sexually exploiting a minor female by coercing the girl to live stream sexually explicit acts via the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Jane Dornick, 53, of South Plainfield, New Jersey, pleaded guilty, prior to the selection of a jury, to Count One of an indictment charging her with three counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The remaining counts will be dismissed at sentencing. Dornick entered her plea before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

On August 16, 2010, Dornick coerced and used “Victim 1,” a minor female, to perform sexually explicit acts and live stream them over the Internet to Michael Grennier, 51, who watched remotely via his computer in his home in South Plainfield.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Wolfson sentenced Dornick to lifetime supervised release.

Grennier pleaded guilty before Judge Wolfson to a separate charge of the sexual exploitation of a minor on Dec. 16, 2013, and was sentenced Nov. 21, 2014, to 20 years in prison.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Aaron T. Ford, for the investigation leading to today’s plea. Fishman also thanked the South Plainfield Borough Police Department, under the direction of Chief of Police James Parker, and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Prosecutor Andrew Carey, for their assistance with the investigation.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Fabiana Pierre-Louis and Harvey Bartle, Attorney-in-Charge of the U.S. Attorney’s Trenton Office.


Defense counsel: Bruce Throckmorton Esq., Trenton
Updated March 18, 2015