Excelsior Springs Man, Gabriel Valencia, Jr., Sentenced for Child Pornography
KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – An Excelsior Springs, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for possessing and attempting to distribute child pornography.
Gabriel Valencia, Jr., 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to 10 years in federal prison without parole.
On Nov. 30, 2018, Valencia pleaded guilty to attempting to distribute child pornography over the internet and to possessing child pornography.
The investigation began when another person admitted to possessing and distributing images of child pornography, chatting online with likeminded individuals, and ultimately giving Valencia the password to a cloud-based storage site containing child pornography images.