LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Justin Joe Casarez, 22, of Lamesa, was sentenced Friday morning to 121 months in federal prison, to be followed by a 25-year term of supervised release, for receiving child pornography. Following the sentencing, Judge Cummings remanded Casarez to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.
Casarez pleaded guilty in May to one count of receiving child pornography. According to documents filed in the case, Casarez admitted using Limewire, a "peer-to-peer" file-sharing program on his computer, to download and save numerous images of child pornography.
He is now in the custody of the U.S. Marshal.
The case was investigated by the FBI and the Lamesa Police Department, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven M. Sucsy of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Lubbock, Texas.
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