ICE Child Exploitation

Repeat sex offender sentenced for sexually exploiting children

According to court documents, on June 17, 2019, James Edward Groover, II, 34, of Antwerp, Ohio, returned to the United States from a three-day cruise to the Bahamas, carrying his cell phone and laptop computer. Upon his entry into Port Canaveral, Florida, law enforcement agents conducted a border search of his devices and located 4,638 images and 1,763 videos depicting the sexual abuse and...

ICE Homeland Security Investigations yields child pornography producer 25-year prison sentence

Daniel Joseph Feliciano received a 25-year prison sentence for producing child pornography. The punishment was the result of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office and the Pleasant Hill Police Department.

Convicted sex offender sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity

According to court documents, Richard Stephen Terry, 56, of Tampa, used the Internet to entice adult women to allow him to engage in sexual activities with their minor children. Agents identified Terry in multiple online chat rooms designed for individuals who are interested in the sexual exploitation of children, and he used the chat rooms to meet and discuss their interests and tactics.

Twin Falls man sentenced to over 16 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of children

Bryan Lee Thieme, 39, of Twin Falls, was sentenced to 200 months in federal prison for sexual exploitation of children, ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) acting Special Agent in Charge Eben Roberts and U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also imposed lifetime supervised release to follow Thieme’s prison sentence.