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Previously convicted child molester sentenced for child solicitation

A previously convicted child molester senteced for multiple counts including inappropriate conversations with a child.

Posted: Mar 11, 2019 4:30 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A previously convicted child molester senteced for multiple counts including inappropriate conversations with a child. 

Gregory Allen Hooker, 45, was sentenced to 14 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections and two years supervised probation for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, with a prior, possession of Child Pornography, Child Solicitation, and Habitual Offender.  

According to prosecutors, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children contacted Lafayette police on April 4, 2018, about a possible case of child pornography and solicitation. Prosecutors said Hooker had inappropriate conversations with a child between 14 and 16-years-old on a social media chat application.

Prosecutors said investigators also found multiple videos and pictures of child pornography in Hooker's email account.

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