Former Lubbock dentist pleads not guilty to 16 counts involving boy or girl pornography
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – Previous Lubbock dentist Jason White pleaded not responsible on Wednesday afternoon to the 16 counts towards him which contain boy or girl pornography and enticement of a insignificant. His arraignment right now did not improve his November 1 jury demo date.
Last week, a federal justice of the peace signed a superseding indictment for White, listing the counts.
The superseding indictment accuses him of 9 counts of manufacturing of youngster pornography, just one depend of transportation of little one pornography and six counts of enticement and tried enticement of a minimal. The previous indictment, which was filed in February, was for 3 counts: manufacturing of kid pornography, transportation of boy or girl pornography, and enticement of a small.
The new indictment shows the fees from White. It signifies the enticement of minors may have started in 2004 and continued through 2020, and the creation of boy or girl pornography started in 2009 and continued by way of 2020.
The indictment identifies at least seven alleged victims although, in accordance to courtroom documents, as a lot of as 15 juveniles were interviewed.
Eight counts of the generation of baby pornography are centered around John Doe 15 – which commenced in 2009 and ongoing via 2010.
Included in the federal paperwork is a forfeiture detect. If convicted, White will forfeit to the United States of The united states any photos or video clips involved in the situation. It also incorporates any electronic media seized by law enforcement, a house positioned in the 4400 block of 10th Avenue in Lubbock and the about 966-acre ranch situated in the vicinity of Garza County, also identified as the Fall Tine Attract Ranch.
On Jan. 14, 2021, FBI and Homeland Security brokers, along with Lubbock Law enforcement, raided White’s dental business and dwelling, eliminating merchandise from the setting up and his automobile. During the raid, White was arrested and booked into the Lubbock County Detention Middle.
Then on Jan. 20, 2021, new point out charges were submitted towards White. The warrant for the state he has been charged with sexual general performance by a child. These rates stem from the very same allegations that introduced on the federal expenses. A bond for the point out charges was established at $150,000. White’s lawyer posted the bond, but for the reason that White was on a federal keep at the county jail, he was not produced.
On Jan. 21, 2021, a civil lawsuit was filed versus Jason White, accusing White of sexually assaulting a minor. The plaintiff’s lawyer, Kevin Glasheen, states Dr. White “apparently has a porn business enterprise,” which they have alleged in the lawsuit. “He’s available dollars to minor kids for them to develop pornography. He’s touched children inappropriately. And this is apparently, according to the proof that we’ve learned, has been going on a long time and is widespread carry out that will involve a ton of other persons,” Glasheen said in a news convention in January.
They are suing White for at minimum $10 million.
The civil go well with may perhaps not be settled for a calendar year and a 50 %, due to the fact of the federal and condition cases towards White.
In the federal and point out courtroom paperwork, both equally grievances make mention of other adult males who may possibly be included in the sharing of little one pornography with White.
On Jan. 25, 2021, a Federal justice of the peace judge denied White’s release from jail. White will remain in jail right up until his trial.
In March 2020, a decide granted a motion to push the day of the baby pornography demo of former Lubbock dentist Jason White, declaring the circumstance elaborate soon after prosecutors said extra doable victims have arrive ahead. Jason White’s trial is reset to November 1, at 9 a.m. in the United States District Court docket.
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