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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography

Contact: Craig M. Wolff
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Kevin
Rockwell, 31, of Leduc, Alberta, Canada, pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to transporting
child pornography. He was indicted in May 2013.

According to court records, in April 2013, Rockwell, who was in Canada, sent an email
message to the undercover email account of a federal agent in Maine, attaching a file containing
38 images of sexually explicit conduct involving young children. In May 2014, Canada ordered
him extradited and surrendered to American law enforcement officials.

Rockwell faces a sentence of between five years and 20 years in prison and a $250,000
fine. He also faces a term of supervised release of between 5 years and life. He will be sentenced
after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s
Homeland Security Investigations and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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Updated January 26, 2015