Baton Rouge Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography and Making False Statements to the FBI
BATON ROUGE, LA—United States Attorney J. Walter Green announced today that PIERRE A. MOOSEBROKER, JR., age 46, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has pled guilty before U.S. District Judge James J. Brady to possession of child pornography, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252A(a)(5)(B), and making false statements to Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1001(a)(2).
During the guilty plea hearing yesterday, the defendant admitted to obtaining and possessing images of prepubescent child pornography and to lying to the FBI about, among other things, having never planned to force a female child to engage in sexual activity with him. In the plea agreement, which remains subject to Court approval, the parties agree that the defendant will be sentenced to 25 years’ imprisonment, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release.
The investigation is being handled by the FBI and the United States Attorney’s Office. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Chris Dippel.