A Lubbock dentist was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in federal prison for producing photos of child sexual abuse.
Jason Paul White, who has been held on the Lubbock County Detention Center since his Jan. 14 arrest, confronted between 15 to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in September to a depend of manufacturing of child pornography. The 30-year sentence was the utmost sentence the decide may have given him. He may also have to register as a intercourse offender.
He initially confronted a 16-count indictment that included counts of manufacturing of child pornography, receipt and distribution of child pornography and enticement of a minor. However, as a part of his plea the remaining counts shall be dismissed.
The costs towards White, a once-prominent Lubbock dentist, stem from a Lubbock police and FBI investigation into outcries from three youngsters who stated White abused them.
However, after White’s initial arrest, investigators uncovered a decades-long historical past of sexual abuse of teenage boys that started in 1998 when he was 19 years outdated and continued as he constructed his profession and his enterprise throughout which he used his wealth, repute and connections to manipulate and trick youths to sexually abuse them.
Court paperwork state as soon as White’s costs grew to become public, victims stepped ahead with their very own tales of abuse by the hands of White, together with a person who stated he was 16 years outdated when White, who was 19, took him from New Mexico to Lubbock to sexually abuse him.
In 2004, a 25-year-old White sexually abused one other teenager, between 15 and 16 years outdated, additionally after taking him from New Mexico to Lubbock.
In 2005, White tricked two 17-year-old boys on separate events into filming him sexually abusing them by promising they’d be paid with earnings of his pornography enterprise.
One of the boys stated White informed him that the crew he employed to movie them cancelled, however the two engaged in sexual exercise anyway.
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Five years later, White produced seven movies of him sexually abusing one other 17-year-old boy.
Investigators discovered the movies on White’s on-line storage account as a part of an investigation that started in 2020 when three teenage boys – a 13-year-old and two 16-year-olds – informed police that White bribed them with items and cash in alternate for sending him movies of themselves utilizing intercourse toys he supplied.
The factual resume lists eight victims. However, as a part of his plea, White agreed to pay restitution to any minor victims whether or not or not they have been a part of the investigation. The quantity of restitution shall be decided at his sentencing listening to.
As a part of the plea deal, the federal government is seizing White’s 966-acre ranch in Garza County and his dwelling in the 4400 block of tenth Street in Lubbock.
White additionally faces a multi-million-dollar civil go well with towards the households of one of many boys whose outcries initiated the felony investigation towards him.