FBI San Juan
Special Agent Carlos Osorio
(787) 759-1550
April 2, 2018

Federal Charges for Attempted Production of Child Pornography, Attempted Sexual Enticement of a Minor, and Attempted Transportation of a Minor

SAN JUAN, PR—Special Agent in Charge Douglas A. Leff of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), San Juan Field Office, announced the arrest of LOUIS GAGNE MCGILL and NELSON MEDINA-ORTIZ.

On March 22, 2018, a criminal complaint charged LOUIS GAGNE MCGILL, age 46, from Caguas, Puerto Rico, with attempted production of child pornography, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2251(a) & (e), attempted sexual enticement of a minor, in violation of United States Code, Section 2422(b), and attempted transportation of a minor in violation of United States Code, Section 2423(a) and (e).

In an unrelated case, on March 29, 2018, a criminal complaint charged NELSON MEDINA-ORTIZ, age 51, from Humacao, Puerto Rico, with attempted sexual enticement of a minor, in violation of United States Code, Section 2422(b), and attempted transportation of a minor in violation of United States Code, Section 2423(a) and (e).

If convicted, both defendants face up to 30 years’ imprisonment. Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Elba Gorbea is in charge of the prosecution of GAGNE MCGILL and AUSA Ginette Milanes of the prosecution of MEDINA-ORTIZ.

The public is reminded that criminal complaints and indictments contain only charges and are not evidence of guilt. Defendants are presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty.