Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Texas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
San Antonio Man Sentenced to Federal Prison on Child Pornography Charge
Earlier today, 31-year-old Jeffrey Owen Tucker of San Antonio was sentenced to 210 months in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for receipt of child pornography announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division.
On October 22, 2015, Tucker pleaded guilty to the charge. By pleading guilty, Tucker admitted that from January 2105 until September 2015, he downloaded images and videos involving child pornography from the Internet.
In September 2015, federal authorities arrested Tucker following the execution of a search warrant at his residence. A subsequent forensics examination of seized materials, including the defendant’s computer and related media, revealed the presence of approximately 1,425 images and 189 videos depicting child pornography. Tucker has remained in federal custody since his arrest.
This investigation was conducted by the FBI’s San Antonio Child Exploitation Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Tracy Thompson prosecuted this case on behalf of the Government.