Friday, 16 March 2018 05:41

Pott Co Jury Convicts Woman for Possession of Child Pornography Featured

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On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, a Pottawatomie County jury convicted a woman of 10 counts of possession of child pornography.


According to a press release from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the jury recommended 10 years on nine counts and 20 years on one count for 37 year-old Kimberly Ann Smith-Gentile.


The case stems from an OSBI Internet Crimes Against Children investigation that originated in Kansas in 2016. There, Jaymes Dean was charged with sexual abuse of more than a dozen children.


A Kansas jury sentenced him to four life sentences plus 129 years.

 

Smith-Gentile was charged because she knowingly possessed the phones with the illegal images taken by Dean for six months without notifying authorities.


A judge will formally sentence her May 31, 2018.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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