Former Barksdale Airman Sentenced To 72 Months In Prison For Receiving Child Pornography
SHREVEPORT, La. – A former Barksdale airman was sentenced to 72 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release for downloading more than 9,000 files of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
Isaac Boger, 22, of Auburn, Ind., was also ordered by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to pay $2,000 for one count of receiving child pornography. According to evidence presented at the March 11, 2014 guilty plea, law enforcement agents detected multiple files containing child pornography being downloaded at a residence on Barksdale Air Force Base. Boger’s residence and computer were searched on January 10, 2013, and more than 9,000 files of child pornography were found on his computer. Boger was an active duty member of the U.S. Air Force when arrested.
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Louisiana State Police, and Bossier City Marshals Office conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth D. Reeg prosecuted the case. This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, a U.S. Department of Justice nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Homeland Security Investigations/Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) encourage the public to report suspected child predators and any suspicious activity through its toll-free hotline at (866) DHS-2ICE. Investigators are available at all hours to answer hotline calls. Tips or other information can also be submitted to ICE online at www.ice.gov/exec/forms/hsi-tips/tips.asp. Tips may be reported anonymously.