Turlock man convicted of receipt, distribution of child porn sentenced in U.S. District Court

September 26, 2018 | 

A Turlock, California man who was convicted of receipt and distribution of child pornography was sentenced on Tuesday, September 25 in U.S. District Court in Sacramento. Gary Gene Bishop, 43, was sentenced to eight years and four months in federal prison. 

According to evidence produced by investigators, between July 27, 2016 and August 22, 2016, in Stanislaus County, Bishop was found to have received and distributed through the internet over 100 videos and 5,000 image files of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. The images also involved the portrayal of sadistic, masochistic, and other depictions of violence, and included depictions of pre-pubescent minors.

This case was the product of an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations and the Turlock Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian W. Enos prosecuted the case.

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