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Registered sex offender admits he has thousands of child porn images

Published: Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 4:40 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

A 46-year-old Dayton registered sex offender admitted he had thousands of pornographic images and videos showing sexual assaults of young girls.

Jason Alexander Bigler pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Dayton to knowingly distributing child pornography of children younger than 12, according to a release from Benjamin Glassman, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, U.S. Department of Justice.

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Bigler distributed, received, transported and possessed more than 2,150 images and 215 videos of child pornography. The images and videos showed men raping and abusing prepubescent and infant girls, according to the justice department. He used Kik and Omegle messenger applications to meet and communicate with others with whom he traded child pornography.

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Bigler faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 to 40 years in prison and supervised release for five years to life, because of a prior federal conviction, according to the release.

He remains in the Butler County Jail, where he’s been held since May 3. Senior U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Rose will sentence Bigler on Dec. 13. 

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