WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. – A Wesley Chapel man has been indicted in a case of production of child sexual abuse material, according to the Department Of Justice.
Clayton Everett Colborn, 30, Wesley Chapel, also known as “Jason Rich,” “Jason,” “Clay,” and “Clayay,” has been indicted with two counts of enticement and coercion of a minor to engage in sexual activity, five counts of using minors to produce child sexual abuse images and videos, and one count of possessing child sexual abuse material.
If convicted, Colborn faces a minimum mandatory penalty of 15 years, and up to life, in federal prison, and a potential life term of supervised release.
The superseding indictment also notifies Colborn that the United States intends to forfeit electronic devices and his Chevrolet Corvette, which were used in the commission of the offense.
According to the superseding indictment, from in or around February 2019 through approximately May 2020, Colborn knowingly persuaded, induced, enticed, and coerced minor victims to engage in sexual activity.
Colborn also produced several child sex abuse videos and images of minor victims.
In one case of child sexual abuse, reported by the Orlando Sentinel, Colburn drove 90 miles from his home to Ocoee, where he sexually abused a girl younger than 16 who he had met through Yubo, a social media network for teenagers and young adults, according to police.
According to the Sentinel, Ocoee police went to the Bob Sorenson Fields on Adair Street to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle in the park. A caller had reported seeing two people leaving the vehicle and entering a bathroom.
When they arrived, officers found Colborn and the girl.
The girl told detectives she had met Colborn, who she knew as Jason, through Yubo, an app and social media network designed for members of Generation Z. According to an arrest affidavit, the girl said she thought Colborn was 16 years old.
They had been trading messages through the app for several weeks before they met at Sorenson Fields in late January and again that night. They had sex both times, the girl said.
At the time, Colburn stated “he traveled far, trying to meet new people,” according to the affidavit.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Ocoee Police Department, and the Pasco Sheriff’s Office. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lisa M. Thelwell.
Anyone with information regarding Clayton Everett Colborn, also known as “Jason Rich,” “Jason,” “Clay,” or “Clayay,” should contact the Tampa Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 813-253-1000.
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