Former Harris Co. deputy convicted on child pornography charges, sentenced to 27 years in prison
Houston, Texas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Houston Psychiatrist Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Role in $155 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - George William Craig, Jr.
ߦ   KPRC 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer
ߦ   Lawyer for homeless man: $400K in donations is all gone
ߦ   Man Allegedly Beheaded Girlfriend in Front of Their 3-Year-Old Daughter
ߦ   Man drove 110 miles to hide body of woman he shot
ߦ   Motorcycle collision caused by dropped cellphone
ߦ   MS-13 gang members arrested in five Houston-area murders, including machete death of informant
ߦ   Texas Judges Ask Panel to Block Pretrial-Release Order
ߦ   Trucker’s dash cam catches the moment a ‘KeKe challenge’ is unknowingly done in front of police
ߦ   Two High-Ranking Bloods Gang Leaders Sentenced to Twenty Years in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy
ߦ   Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
ߦ   Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Gordon
ߦ   Coast Guard rescues 3 in response to emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel
ߦ   Constables Arrest IPhone Thief
ߦ   Investigation into Dead Man at 7600 Beechnut
ߦ   Investigation into Shooting Incident at 3125 Crestdale Drive
ߦ   Man Sentenced After Threatening to Burn a House Down
ߦ   Seattle-Area Sex Trafficker Duped Victims With Promise of Fame and Riches
ߦ   Texas CPAAA News
ߦ   The FBI Launches a Combating Foreign Influence Webpage
ߦ   Two women killed by car trying to rescue dog

 
Search Archives:

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former Harris County Sheriff's deputy who was accused of possessing child pornography and performing a sexual act with a dog on camera will spend more than 27 years in prison.


Andrew Sustaita, Jr. was sentenced Thursday by a U.S. district judge on convictions of production and possession of child pornography.

Sustaita pleaded guilty to the charges on March 15.

In court, the mother of his victim detailed how Sustaita's acts have affected her daughter's life and the lives of her family and friends. She said what happened to them encompasses the "true meaning of the term 'evil'" according to U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick.

Sustaita admitted to posting and commenting on erotic images of children on a website known for child pornography, Patrick said.

WATCH: Deputy accused of having sex with dog facing child porn charges

Ex-deputy accused of bestiality now facing child porn charges, Jessica Willey reports.



In photos found by investigators, Sustaita's genitals can be seen placed on or near a 10-year-old family member's head while she appears to be sleeping. In other photos, Sustaita attempts to expose the girl's genitals, pulling down part of her pajamas.

Last February, a judge ordered the suspect could not be around the girl without supervision.

According to charging documents, deputies also found more than 200 photos and video depicting children engaging in sexual acts. At least two female victims in the images appear to be as young as 4 years old, the documents said.

The former deputy was also found to have an online presence on websites focused on bestiality.

Sustaita was a six-year veteran of the sheriff's office. His last assignment was in the Crime Control Division. He was relieved of duty in January 2017.

Former deputy arrested on federal child porn charges
Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.