‘Outstanding’: Schertz police chief praised officer accused of secretly recording teen, records show
AdThat draft was sent at 1:15 p.m. to Schertz Police Captain Manny Casas and Schertz Police Lieutenant Kelly Kallies, both of whom are members of the agency’s command staff. AdHansen, who referred to Aleman as “Ric” in the email, said the corporal cooperated with the investigation and was forthcoming. AdAleman is accused of coercing a teenager into engaging in sexually explicit conduct between mid-April and late August 2019, according to his federal indictment. He is also accused of possessing a portable hard drive that contained child pornography, records show. A continuance in the case was granted earlier this week, pushing Aleman’s tentative trial date to May 10, federal court records show.
San Antonio man, 62, arrested on allegations of distributing child porn
SAN ANTONIO A 62year-old San Antonio man was arrested Thursday on allegations that he distributed child pornography, federal officials said. According to a news release, FBI agents executed a search warrant at the residence of Juan Benavidez and seized his cellphone. Upon examination of the cellphone, agents found multiple images depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit activity and the use of the mobile messaging application, Kik, to receive and distribute files depicting child pornography between April and June, federal officials said. Benavidez remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing scheduled for next week. If he is found guilty of the charge, Benavidez faces between five and 20 years in federal prison.
San Antonio man sentenced to nearly 24 years in prison for child pornography
SAN ANTONIO A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a 43-year-old San Antonio man to 285 months in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography, federal officials said. In addition to the prison term, Jason Lee Sarabia will be placed on supervised release for 20 years after completing his prison term. 2,300+ felony cases awaiting trial in Bexar CountySarabia was found guilty Feb. 26, 2020, on two counts of receipt of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography. Evidence presented at his trial revealed that the FBI seized thousands of child pornography files from Sarabia between August 2017 and November 2017, officials said. On Nov. 30, 2017, FBI agents executed a search warrant at Sarabias residence and seized two cellphones.
San Antonio man sentenced to 20 years in prison for child pornography
SAN ANTONIO A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a 53-year-old San Antonio man to 20 years in federal prison for distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography. According to a news release, Vallare was found guilty in January on two counts of distribution of child pornography, one count of receipt of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography. This is the second time this week that a San Antonio man has been sentenced to federal prison on child pornography charges. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Jason Lee Sarabia, 43, to nearly 24 year in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Im grateful for the amazing work the FBIs San Antonio field office in this case and so many others.
Warrant: Arrested Cibolo police officer made pornographic videos of a child
CIBOLO, Texas – A Cibolo Police Department officer was arrested this week after investigators from multiple states helped secure evidence showing that he created pornographic videos involving a child, according to records released Friday to the KSAT 12 Defenders. Chris Ybarra, 37, faces two charges of possession of child pornography and one charge of obscene wholesale promotion with deviant sex acts. Two images of child pornography were found in that email account, the warrant states. The case was later transferred to the Texas Rangers since Ybarra was identified as a peace officer, records show. Ybarra confessed to viewing and saving child pornography on his cell phone and to recording the video in question, according to a felony complaint filed against him.