Biddeford Man Sentenced to Six Years
on Child Pornography Charge
Contact: Jonathan R. Chapman
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Paul
Roussele, 46, of Biddeford, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Nancy Torresen
to six years of imprisonment and five years of supervised release for possession of child
pornography. The court also ordered Roussele to pay $5,250 in restitution to the victim of his
offense. He pled guilty to the charge on October 23, 2012.
Court records reveal that, in May 2012, law enforcement officers executed a search
warrant at Roussele's home and seized a computer and a hard drive from the defendant on which
hundreds of videos depicting children engaged in sexual acts were found. Roussele was
apprehended in the Phillipines on June 5, 2012 and returned to the United States to face these
The investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's
Homeland Security Investigations.
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