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Lubbock man sentenced for production of child pornography

Bobby Ray Childress Bobby Ray Childress

From U.S. Department of Justice:

United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that in Midland Wednesday morning, 37-year-old Bobby Ray Childress of Lubbock, TX, was sentenced to 210 months in federal prison followed by 23 years of supervised release for production of child pornography.

According to court documents, in August 2011, while conducting an extensive investigation into a prostitution ring in Lubbock, TX, investigators with the Lubbock Police Department Vice Unit discovered a video depicting Childress and a minor child in a hotel room engaging in sexual acts The detectives were able to use certain background characteristics of the room in the video to trace it to a hotel in Odessa, TX. Further investigation and record checks confirmed that Childress and the minor child stayed in the very same room depicted in the video.

On March 21, 2012, Childress pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography.

Assistant United States Attorney William Tatum prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

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