Local Sex Offender Gets Federal Prison On Child Porn Charges

August 31, 2016

A Chemstrand Road man was sentenced Tuesday to federal prison on child porn charges.

Daniel Leroy Ard, 33, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to 180 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in June 2016 to receipt of child pornography.

During an online investigation, federal agents discovered that on numerous occasions, between June 14, 2014, and May 26, 2015, Ard received or attempted to receive child pornography images and videos. A forensic review of Ard’s laptop computer and numerous hard drives recovered approximately 87 videos and 4,257 images containing child pornography.

Ard was previously convicted in 2003 of lewd or lascivious battery on a victim age 12-15 years old.

The case was investigated by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Pensacola Police Department, and the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey M. Tharp.

Comments

5 Responses to “Local Sex Offender Gets Federal Prison On Child Porn Charges”

  1. Jim on September 1st, 2016 8:41 am

    Mick is right. The recidivism rate is about 100% for these guys.

  2. anne on August 31st, 2016 6:28 pm

    Thanks Nick. My thought was the same as yours. Maybe he won’t want anymore when he gets out of jail. Disturbed is a kind word for him.

  3. Sicko Man on August 31st, 2016 3:28 pm

    Yeah y’all both are right….what he should have gotten was 87 years for each video and 4,257 years for each image. This is a pure sicko I hope he will GET HIS when he gets to prison. NASTY JOKER!!! To bad I don’t know someone on the inside.

  4. riverron on August 31st, 2016 12:51 pm

    Hopefully he won’t get out..gangbangers have a way of handing out justice to perverts..

  5. mick on August 31st, 2016 8:16 am

    So when he gets out he’ll be an older predator…





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