Jared Fogle sentenced to 15 years in federal prison.
Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15-1/2 years in federal prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to child pornography and sex charges.
In court, Fogle agreed to avoid pornography and get sexual disorder treatment. He will be registered as a sex offender and U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt sentenced him to a lifetime of supervision.
Dr. John Bradford, a forensic psychiatrist testifying for the defense at the sentencing hearing, said Fogle has “mild” pedophilia and was mostly attracted to older female teenagers 16 and 17 years old, not prepubescent children.
Prosecutors countered the testimony by reading a text from Fogle in which he said he wanted younger prostitutes, “the younger the better.”
Bradford also said Fogle has an alcohol problem, and had a compulsive eating disorder that moved into “hypersexuality” after he lost weight.
“He traded a horrible food addiction for a horrible sex addiction,” said defense attorney Jeremy Margolis.
Fogle cried during his statement before sentencing, saying his wife and children would never get over this.
“You gave your wife $7 million, she’ll be okay,” Pratt responded.
Subway fired Fogle when reports of the plea agreement emerged. He has already begun to pay $1.4 million in restitution to 14 victims who are minors.
Jared Fogle will more than likely serve his time at a correctional facility in Littleton, Colorado.
The court will “strongly recommend” that #JaredFogle be sent to a correctional facility in Littleton, Colo. where he can receive treatment.
— Alexander W. McCall (@awmccall) November 19, 2015
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