LAREDO, Texas – A 47-year old Zapata resident has been ordered to federal prison for enticement of a minor.
Today, Judge Diana Saldaña sentenced Pascoe to 10 years. He was also to serve five yearson supervised release following completion of his prison term, during which time he will have to comply with numerous requirements designed to restrict his access to children and the internet. He will also be ordered to register as a sex offender.
In November 2018, Pascoe communicated through an online messaging application with whom he believed was a 15-year-old girl. During these exchanges, Pascoe communicated his desire to engage in sexual intercourse and other sexual acts with the purported minor.
Pascoe arranged a date and time to meet with her with the intent to engage in sexual intercourse. He was taken into custody as he arrived at that location in Laredo Nov. 10, 2018.
Pascoe will remain in the custody pending transfer to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility to be determined in the near future.