The April 7 issue of The Union features two Nevada County criminal cases involving child pornography.
In one, two children of a convicted child pornographer chastise the court for shortening the sentence of their father, their molester. This father of eight children, six of them adopted, was convicted of 16 charges of molesting and filming children ages 1 to 3. Nicholas Ponce, his father’s victim, describes his own young life as ruined. The reduction of the sentence of Luis Ponce based on a technicality has revictimized the victims of this pornographer. His son warns of the potential of his father to reoffend