In San Antonio this morning, 58-year-old Theodore Edward DeAubrey was sentenced to 151 months in federal
prison for distribution of child pornography announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and FBI
Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division.
In addition to the prison term, Chief United States District Judge Orlando Garcia ordered that DeAubrey pay a
total of $30,000 restitution to six known victims depicted in the images he distributed. Judge Garcia also
ordered that DeAubrey be placed on supervised release for a period of three years after completing his prison
DeAubrey was the subject of an undercover child pornography investigation conducted by the FBI. On January
15, 2016, agents executed a search warrant and seized the defendant’s home computer.
agents discovered the computer contained approximately 200 files, mostly video files, depicting child
On November 15, 2016, DeAubrey pleaded guilty to the distribution charge.
By pleading guilty, DeAubrey
admitted to distributing approximately 1,500 files on April 10, 2015, most of which depicted prepubescent
children, including toddlers, engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
Assistant United States Attorneys Tracy Thompson and Diana Cruz-Zapata prosecuted this case on behalf of the