Rochester Man Heading to Prison After Coercing 13-Year-Old in Juvenile on SnapChat

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. –  A Rochester man is going away for a long time after he was sentenced to prison for 17 years.

Roger Roberts, 50, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of receipt of child pornography, was sentenced to serve 204 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan K. McGuire, who handled the case, stated that between May 5 and October 19, 2020, Roberts engaged in Snapchat communications with a 13-year-old girl living in England. Roberts persuaded the girl to send sexually explicit photos and videos involving herself and a five-year-old girl.

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