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GREENFIELD MAN INDICTED FOR POSSESSING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

October 28, 2010

BOSTON, Mass. - A Greenfield man was charged today in federal court with possessing computer equipment containing child pornography.

United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz, Bruce Foucart, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston and Chief David Guilbault of the Greenfield Police Department, announced today that LOUIS KEVIN WIEPRECHT, 56, of Greenfield, was charged in an Indictment with one count of possession of material involving the sexual exploitation of a minor.

The Indictment alleges that on October 5, 2010, Wieprecht possessed a computer and computer equipment that contained various digital files that contained depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

If convicted on these charges, Wieprecht faces up to 10 years imprisonment, to be followed by a lifetime term of supervised release and a $250,000.00 fine.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston and the Greenfield Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven H. Breslow of Ortiz’s Springfield Branch Office.

The details contained in the Indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 

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