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Man Charged With Trying To arrange Threesome With a Child At Tewksbury Motel

Feb 06, 2020 01:31PM ● By Lisa Redmond

Police

Atty. Paul King

 BOSTON – A 38-year-old  New Hampshire man is charged in federal court with travelling to a Tewksbury hotel where he was to meet with an undercover agent and his purported 13-year-old daughter to have  threesome and distribution of child pornography.

Donald Gibson, 38, of Nashua, N.H., was arrested on Feb. 5 on a criminal complaint with traveling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a person under 18 years of age, distribution of child pornography and transportation of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Gibson was detained following an initial appearance in federal court in U.S. District  pending a detention hearing set for Feb. 7.

 According to the complaint, Gibson communicated via various text messaging applications with an undercover agent and devised a plan to meet the agent and his purported 13-year-old daughter in a hotel room in Tewksbury on Feb. 5. During the conversations, Gibson allegedly distributed child pornography to the undercover agent. 

 On Feb. 5  Gibson allegedly drove from New Hampshire to the Tewksbury hotel where agents intercepted Gibson as he was entering the hotel, and found him in possession of a newly-purchased, unopened box of condoms and $90 cash.

 According to court documents, during a consensual interview with agents Gibson admitted that during their conversations he had given the undercover agent suggestions for how the undercover agent could start having sexual contact with his daughter. 

They also allegedly discussed meeting at the hotel so that the three of them (Gibson, the undercover agent, and the 13-year-old daughter) could have sex. Gibson indicated that he planned to give the undercover agent more child pornography, officials allege.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division; Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan; and Nashua Police Chief Michael Carignan made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anne Paruti, Lelling’s Project Safe Childhood Coordinator and a member of the Major Crimes Unit, is prosecuting the case.

 The case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood. In 2006, the Department of Justice created Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from exploitation and abuse. Led by the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the DOJ’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children, as well as identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov/.

 


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