FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|Date:||August 1, 2018|
Kassandra J Slaven
|RE:||State v. Justin Lee Anderson-Guilty Verdict|
On February 13, 2018, Justin Lee Anderson, 30, of Boise, Idaho was charged with one count of lewd conduct with a minor under sixteen, one count of sexual abuse of a minor under sixteen, and nineteen counts of sexual exploitation of a child stemming from an investigation conducted by the Boise Police Department. On May 8, 2018, Anderson was charged with an additional seven counts of sexual exploitation of a child stemming from the same investigation.
Anderson’s case proceeded to a jury trial that began on July 27, 2018. The Honorable Judge Deborah Bail presided over the three-day trial. On July 31, 2018, Anderson was found guilty by an Ada County Jury of all twenty- eight counts. The jury deliberated an hour and twenty minutes before returning a unanimous verdict.
Anderson will be sentenced before Judge Bail on November 13, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Anderson is facing up to life in prison.