Muskogee Man Sentenced for Possessing Visual Depictions of Minors Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct
|U.S. Attorney’s Office October 10, 2012|
MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Wade Allen Rogers, age 47, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 123 months’ imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession of certain material involving the sexual exploitation of minors, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2252(a)(4)(B) and 2252(b)(2).
The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in June 2012 and pled guilty in July 2012.
The indictment alleged that between on or about April 19, 2011 and June 17, 2011, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, after having been previously convicted of lewd or indecent proposals or acts to a child, an offense involving sexual abuse of a minor and abusive sexual conduct involving a minor, did knowingly possess and attempt to possess matters that contained visual depictions and the production of said visual depictions involved the use of a minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct and said visual depictions were transported in interstate commerce by computer.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over today’s hearing. The defendant remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service, pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.
Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.