Balser previously admitted that, in January 2017, he took sexually explicit videos of his daughter, who was only 11 years old at the time. Balser pleaded guilty to the charges in December 2017.
Under federal law, Balser must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence; and upon release, he will be under the supervision of the United States Probation Office.
Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Steven L. Igyarto, Resident Agent in Charge, Homeland Security/ICE and Chief Craig Sorrell, Campbell County Police Department, jointly made the announcement.
The Department of Homeland Security Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Campbell County Police Department conducted the investigation. Former Assistant United States Attorney Robert K. McBride and Assistant United States Attorney Wade T. Napier represented the United States.