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Two Defendants Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

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SHREVEPORT, La. – Two men from the Shreveport/Bossier City area have been
sentenced by Chief United States District Judge S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. in separate cases on
child pornography charges, United States Attorney Brandon B. Brown announced.

Daniel Robert Bissell, 55, of Shreveport, was sentenced to 172 months (14 years, 4
months) in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for receipt of child pornography.
Bissell was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $33,000 to victims in the case.

Bissell pleaded guilty on December 6, 2021 to receipt of child pornography as the result
of an investigation by the Special Victims Unit with the Louisiana State Police and agents
with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Investigators located a suspect IP address
which was sharing numerous files of child pornography and obtained information from a
cable provider identifying the customer to be Bissell. On July 30, 2020, law enforcement
agents executed a search warrant at Bissell’s residence and found him at the home. He
admitted to using software to download to his computer and share files containing child sex
abuse material. A forensic examination of Bissell’s computer hard drives revealed that he had
approximately 365,523 images and 8,520 videos of child pornography, which included images
of prepubescent minors who had not reached the age of 12 and of minors being bound with
rope/straps around their ankles, wrists, and necks. The images and videos specifically
depicted children under 12 years of age being sexually exploited.

The case was investigated by the FBI, Louisiana State Police, and the Bossier City
Marshal’s Office, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tennille Gilreath

In a separate case, Johnny Lee Henderson, Jr., 45, of Bossier City, Louisiana, was
sentenced to 188 months (15 years, 8 months) in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised
release. Henderson pleaded guilty on December 13, 2021 to one count of enticement of a
minor to engage in sexual activity.

In March 2020, the mother of a 12-year-old female issued a complaint at the local
police department in Kansas where the victim lived alleging that her minor daughter had been
communicating with an adult male from Shreveport on social media and a cell phone. The
mother claimed that her minor daughter and the adult male had exchanged sexually explicit
video clips of each other and engaged in sexually explicit video chats. Detectives with the
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police department interviewed the minor daughter and she confirmed her mother’s
allegations. The minor admitted that from January to March of 2020, she had been
communicating with the adult male named “Chuck” Henderson. The communications
included social media chat messages, phone conversations, text messages and video chats.
The minor told detectives that when she and “Chuck” began communicating, she told him
that she was 12 years old.

Detectives obtained search warrants for the social media accounts for “Chuck” and
the minor female and examined phone records and logs. They discovered evidence of
numerous sexually explicit video clips that were sent to “Chuck” as well as messages from
him encouraging and enticing the minor female to produce and send them to him. Law
enforcement agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were able to determine
that the phone number and social media accounts belonged to Henderson. The minor victim
positively identified Henderson’s picture from his Facebook profile and his voice as the person
she knew as “Chuck.” At the time of the offense, Henderson was a registered sex offender in
Louisiana as the result of a conviction in 2006 for Sexual Molestation of a Juvenile.

The case was investigated by the FBI and Baldwin City Police Department and was
prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Earl M. Campbell.

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