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Indictment: Dodge City Man Meant to Send Nude Photos to 13-Year-Old Girl

U.S. Attorney’s Office August 18, 2010
  • District of Kansas (316) 269-6481

WICHITA, KS—Kenneth Wayne Wilhelm, 49, Dodge City, Kansas is charged with one count of distributing child pornography and one count of attempting to send obscene material to a minor. The crimes are alleged to have occurred Sept. 9, 2009, in Ford County, Kansas.

The indictment alleges Wilhelm sent nude photos of himself as well as child pornography to an undercover investigator posing as a 13-year-old girl named Ashley.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of not less than five years and not more than 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the distribution charge and a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of attempting to send obscene material to a minor. The FBI and the Lenexa Police Department investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart is prosecuting.

OTHER INDICTMENTS

A federal grand jury meeting in Wichita, Kansas also returned the following indictments:

Filemon Rodriguez-Alvarez, 27, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with one count of transporting illegal aliens in the United States and one count of unlawfully re-entering the United States after being deported.

The indictment alleges Rodriguez-Alvarez was arrested Aug. 5, 2010, in Russell County, Kansas while driving a Chevrolet Suburban that contained 11 illegal aliens.

Co-defendants Nery Martinez-Ascencio, 28, a citizen of Guatemala, and Juan Tzompa-Morillon, 37, a citizen of Mexico, both are charged with unlawfully re-entering the United States after being deported.

Upon conviction, the transportation charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000, and the re-entry charge carries a maximum penalty of two years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000. The Russel County Sheriff’s Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.

Robert Christopher Billos, 42, Nampa, ID, is charged with one count of possessing five or more false identification documents, one count of producing false identification documents, and two counts of aggravated identity theft. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in July 2010 in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Upon conviction, the crimes carry the following penalties:

Possession of five or more false identification documents: A maximum penalty of five years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000.

Production of false identification documents: A maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.

Aggravated identity theft: A mandatory two years consecutive to the sentence on other counts.

The U.S. Secret Service investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.

Lorenzo Mondragon-Sanchez, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with one count of possessing counterfeit documents to be employed in the United States and one count of aggravated identity theft. The crimes are alleged to have occurred Aug. 11, 2010, in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000 on the counterfeit document charge and a mandatory two years consecutive to other sentences on the aggravated identity theft charge. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.

Raul Salcido-Amezola, 27, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with one count of possessing counterfeit documents to be employed in the United States, four counts of aggravated identity theft, one count of possession of more than five false identification documents, one count of making a false statement on a passport application, one count of making a false claim of U.S. citizenship and one count of misusing a Social Security number. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in July 2010 and December 2008 in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Upon conviction, the crimes carry the following penalties:

Possessing counterfeit documents: A maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000.

Aggravated identity theft: A mandatory two years consecutive to sentence on other counts.

Possession of five or more false identification documents: A maximum penalty of five years without parole and a fine up to $250,000.

Making a false statement on a passport application: A maximum penalty of 10 years without parole and a fine up to $250,000.

Making a false claim of U.S. citizenship: A maximum penalty of three years without parole and a fine up to $250,000.

Misusing a Social Security number: A maximum penalty of five years without parole and a fine up to $250,000.

The Kansas Highway Patrol, the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.

Leonel Llamas, Sr., 30, Emporia, Kansas is charged with one count of distributing methamphetamine. The crime is alleged to have occurred Feb. 5, 2010, in Lyon County, Kansas.

If convicted, he faces a penalty of not less than 10 years and not more than life and a fine up to $250,000. The Emporia Police Department investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Blair Watson is prosecuting.

Lazaro Cisneros-Corona, 34, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with unlawfully re-entering the United States after being convicted of an aggravated felony and deported. He was found Aug. 12, 2010, in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.

In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.