October 7, 2015

El Paso-Area Man Sentenced to 20 Years’ Imprisonment for Sex Trafficking of Minors

In El Paso this morning, 42-year-old Adam Deswan Guzman of Socorro, TX, was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment followed by ten years of supervised release for federal sex trafficking violations involving minors announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge Douglas E. Lindquist, El Paso Division.

On June 26, 2015, Guzman pleaded guilty to two counts of sex trafficking of children. By pleading guilty, Guzman admitted that between November 2013 and December 2013, he coerced two minor females into engaging in sexually explicit activity in the El Paso area for financial gain.

Guzman has remained in federal custody since being arrested by FBI agents on April 2014.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) together with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Assistant United States Attorneys Robert Almonte and Anna Arreola prosecuted this case on behalf of the Government.