United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse

1300 South Harrison Street, Room 3128

Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3489

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton September 26, 2012 PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770


Fort Wayne, INCThe United States Attorney's Office announced that it filed an
Information on September 7, 2012.
Harry L. Esterline, 73, of Fort Wayne, Indiana is charged in a single count Information with knowingly possessing or accessing with intent to view materials which depicted minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct from on or about July 19, 2009 until on or about July 21,
2009. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the FBI Cyber Crime Task Force, consisting of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana State Police, Allen County Police Department, and the Hamilton County Metro Crimes Against Children Task Force. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.
If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.