Undocumented immigrant in Jefferson County accused of uploading child porn to Facebook


    Anildar V. Roblero-Gomez, a citizen of Mexico, Uploaded Numerous Images of Child Pornography to a Facebook Account

    A Jefferson County man who is a citizen of Mexico is facing child pornography charges.

    Federal officials say Anildar Valdimir Roblero-Gomez, 25, who is a citizen of Mexico and had been living in Ellisburg, was charged in United States District Court with transportation and possession of child pornography.

    Roblero-Gomez, made his initial appearance in federal court Thursday before United States Magistrate Judge Thérèse Wiley Dancks, who ordered that he be detained pending resolution of the charges. Roblero-Gomez is also being held on an immigration detainer as he is unlawfully present in the United States.

    The criminal complaint filed against Roblero-Gomez alleges that in September 2018, he transported child pornography by uploading several images and videos depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct to Facebook. Further, Roblero-Gomez possessed a number of graphic images and videos constituting child pornography on two cellular telephones in his possession at the time of his arrest.

    If convicted, Roblero-Gomez faces a mandatory minimum term of 5 years and a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000.00 and a term of supervised release of at least 5 years and up to life, as well as mandatory registration as a sex offender.

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