Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Cypress Man Heads to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Get Your Content. Daily.

Be the first to know about the biggest stories as they break. Sign up for breaking news email alerts from Your Content.

HOUSTON – A 25-year-old Cypress man has been ordered to prison for more than 11 years following his conviction of distribution of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Jimmy Ortiz pleaded guilty Aug. 21, 2014.

  • Today, U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison, took into consideration type and number of images, his criminal history and handed Ortiz a total sentence of 135 months in federal prison
  • Ortiz was further ordered to pay $102,500 in restitution to two known victims and will serve the rest of his life on supervised release following completion of his prison term,
  • After his release from prison, he will have to comply to comply with numerous requirements designed to restrict his access to children and the Internet
  • Indicted Jan. 30, 2014, Ortiz later appeared for a detention hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge George C. Hanks Jr. who found Ortiz to be a danger to the community and ordered he be detained
  • Indicted Jan. 30, 2014, Ortiz later appeared for a detention hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge George C. Hanks Jr. who found Ortiz to be a danger to the community and ordered he be detained
  • An FBI agent downloaded a video of child pornography from the files Ortiz was making available online
  • The video included two minor female children under the age of 12 performing oral sex on each other
  • Additionally, a FBI agent in Oklahoma also downloaded videos that contained child pornography from Ortiz
  • A search warrant was executed Sept. 27, 2013
  • At that time, agents seized computer media including external hard drives which led to the discovery of more than 1500 digital images and approximately 49 videos containing child pornography
  • Ortiz will remain in custody pending transfer to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility to be determined in the near future
  • Prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sherri L. Zack
- Advertisement -

Protect Independent Journalism

Your Content is a nonprofit newsroom registered in Pennsylvania [Entity No.: 6690403] that produces nonpartisan, evidence-based journalism to expose injustice, corruption and wrongdoing.

Spearheading the news revolution for Americans across the nation, Your Content has brought a voice to those the media failed to acknowledge.

This story you’ve just finished was funded by our readers and we hope it inspires you to make a gift to Your Content so that we can publish more reports like this one that holds people in power to account and produces real change.

Your donation will help us ensure that we can continue this critical work. We are busier than ever covering stories you won’t see anywhere else.

USA
33,230,561
confirmed cases
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
united states
591,514
deaths
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
united states
6,729,654
active
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
united states
25,909,393
recovered
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
World
154,195,608
confirmed cases
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
world
3,227,188
deaths
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
world
18,625,590
active
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am
world
132,342,830
recovered
Updated on May 4, 2021 1:35 am

Related Articles