April 16, 2024
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 A Ramona man who distributed baby sexual-abuse materials on-line whereas utilizing a Florida resident’s stolen identification was sentenced this week to over 13 years in federal jail.

Jason Charles Nicholas, 54, was arrested in San Diego County final September following social-media conversations between Nicholas and an undercover FBI agent whom he believed was the dad or mum of a kid.

After Nicholas’ arrest, investigators searched his mobile phone and located “that it contained at the very least 2,500 express movies, a lot of which depicted the sexual abuse of younger kids, infants, and toddlers,” in line with the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace within the Center District of Florida.

Whereas utilizing a stolen northeast Florida resident’s identification, prosecutors say, Nicholas sought to satisfy with the secret agent to have intercourse with their baby. He additionally threatened “to show the UC’s purported legal conduct except the UC streamed reside video of the `baby’ to Nicholas.”

Prosecutors say Nicholas additionally despatched the secret agent six movies and two pictures depicting younger kids being sexually abused.

Nicholas was sentenced Monday in federal courtroom in Jacksonville, Florida, to 13 years and 4 months in jail. Together with custody, he should additionally register as intercourse offender and pay $81,500 in restitution to baby victims.

–Metropolis Information Service