Former Ranger American Security Guard Antonio Sanes Gets 4.75 Years In Prison For Keeping Child Pornography On His Computer
LOVING FATHER: Antonio Sanes-Carmona stands in the middle of his five daughters on St. Croix.
CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man will spend almost five years in a federal prison after keeping 51 images of child pornography on his computer.
Antonio Sanes-Carmona, 45, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday to 57 months in prison, five years of supervised release and a fine of $1,000 for possession of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett said.
U.S. District Court Chief Judge Wilma Lewis also ordered Sanes-Carmona to pay a $100 special assessment, Hewlett said.
On December 21, 2016, Sanes-Carmona pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. He is a former security guard with Ranger American, authorities said.
According to the plea agreement filed in court on August 17, Sanes-Carmona admitted to possessing child pornography images that showed minor males and females engaged in sexually explicit conduct with adults and other minors.
Sanes Carmona was part of a peer-to-peer network on the Internet where he used his desktop computer to possess 51 images of child pornography, authorities said.
The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations.
It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhonda Williams-Henry.