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Case Number: 2:20-cr-00331-RFB-VCF
Judge: Richard F. Boulware, II
Court: United States District Court for the District of Nevada (Clark County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Las Vegas, NV: Kidnapping and sexual assault criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Jimmy Carter Kim, age 32, who kidnapped and sexually assault a 14-year-old girl at his house in North Las Vegas, where he was holding her hostage.
Jimmy Carter Kim, 32, met and communicated with a 14-year-old girl through a social media application. Sometime between November 2 and 3, 2015, he and the victim met in person in Bullhead City, Arizona. Kim kidnapped the girl and drove them to his residence in North Las Vegas, where he held her hostage in a locked room for one month. He repeatedly sexually assaulted the victim, and took photos and videos of the assaults. On December 3, 2015, the victim escaped and called the police. Kim was arrested the same day.
Kim pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of children. In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Richard F. Boulware II sentenced Kim to 36 years of supervised release.
Acting U.S. Attorney Chiou and Special Agent in Charge Rouse made the announcement.
This case was investigated by the FBI with assistance by the North Las Vegas Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Elham Roohani and Christopher Burton prosecuted the case.
18 USC 2251(a) and (e) - Sexual Exploitation of Children
Outcome: JUDGMENT as to Jimmy Carter Kim (1), Count 1, Sentenced 8/31/2021 : 196 months incarceration to run concurrently to NV State Case No. C-16-313094, Defendant remanded, 36 years Supervised Release w/special conditions to run concurrently to NV State Case No. C-16-313094, $100.00 Assessment, Fine Waived. Signed by Judge Richard F. Boulware, II on 8/31/21. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - JQC) (Main Document 77 replaced on 9/2/2021) (JQC). (Entered: 09/02/2021)