FBI San Juan
Public Affairs Officer Limary Cruz-Rubio
(787) 685-2066
December 17, 2018

Federal Charges for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography Against Julian Hernandez-Gonzalez

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 Julian Hernandez-Gonzalez.

On December 14, 2018, a criminal complaint charged Julian Hernandez-Gonzalez, from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, with "Knowingly mailing, transporting, shipping, receiving, distributing, reproducing for distribution, possessing, or accessing with intent view any visual depiction of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252(A)."

Hernandez-Gonzalez was arrested on December 14 without incident at his residence in Toa Alta by agents of the FBI San Juan Child Exploitation Task Force.

If convicted, Hernandez-Gonzalez faces a potential penalty of up to 20 years of imprisonment.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Nicholas Cannon and investigated by the FBI.

The public is reminded that a criminal complaint contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt. Defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.