Former Elementary School Employee Charged with Producing Child Pornography Using Two Students
FBI Seeks Public Help to Identify Potential Victims
OKLAHOMA CITY — Yesterday, GREG ALLEN HENKE, 40, of Oklahoma City, was charged with possession of child pornography, attempted coercion and enticement of a minor, and sexual exploitation of children, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester.
On May 13, 2021, FBI agents arrested Henke in Oklahoma City after he met with an undercover agent to attempt to engage in sexual activities with children. He has been in federal custody since his arrest. Prior to his arrest, Henke was employed at Highland Park Elementary School in the Mid-Del school district.
On June 1, 2021, a federal grand jury returned an Indictment against Henke, charging him with attempted receipt of child pornography and attempted coercion and enticement of a minor. That Indictment alleged that on or about May 10, 2021, Henke knowingly attempted to receive child pornography using a means and facility of interstate and foreign commerce. The Indictment further alleged that, between April 1, 2021 and about May 13, 2021, Henke used a cell phone and the internet to attempt to persuade, induce, entice, and coerce a minor to engage in sexual activity.
Yesterday, a federal grand jury returned a Superseding Indictment against Henke. The Superseding Indictment added one charge of possession of material containing child pornography and two charges of production of child pornography to the charges of the original Indictment. Specifically, the Superseding Indictment alleges that between 2019 and 2021, Henke used two minor students at Highland Park Elementary School to engage in sexually explicit conduct. It is alleged that Henke used his cell phone to capture the sexually explicit conduct.
The FBI is seeking to identify potential additional victims. Anyone with additional information to report can call the FBI at (405) 290-7770.
This case is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Oklahoma City Field Division. Assistant U.S. Attorney Bow Bottomly is prosecuting the case.
This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to combat child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S. Attorney’s Offices and the DOJ 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 public is reminded that these charges are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Reference is made to public records for more information.